Papua New Guinea : Earthquake of 7.0 magnitude hits eastern coast

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit the north coast of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. No tsunami warnings has been issued

After Indonesia, Papua New Guinea struck by earthquake powerful than 7.0 magnitude

After Indonesia, Papua New Guinea struck by earthquake powerful than 7.0 magnitude

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit the north coast of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. No tsunami warnings has been issued.

Sydney / NationalTurk – Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology corrected the powerful earthquake’s magnitude down to 6.8, which has struck off the coast of eastern Papua New Guinea.

The Papua New Guinea earthquake struck at a depth of 125.5 miles (202 km) and was centered 137 km north of Papua New Guinea’s second-largest city, Lae.

After Indonesia, Papua New Guinea struck by earthquake powerful than 7.0 magnitude

The United States Geological Survey initially measured the quake as magnitude 7 and said it was centred 440km north of PNG’s capital, Port Moresby, at a depth of 201km.

No tsunami alert was issued following the Papua New Guinea earthquake unlike the Indonesia earthquake with magnitude 7.8 hit the region last week.

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