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6.7-magnitude quake strikes Papua New Guinea: USGS

Last Updated: Sunday, April 14, 2013 - 09:48

Sydney: A strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, but a tsunami warning was not issued.

The quake hit 98 kilometres (61 miles) west of Panguna, a town on Bougainville Island, at a depth of 75 kilometres, it said.


First Published: Sunday, April 14, 2013 - 09:48
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