6.5-magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea

It was reported that an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 hit Papua New Guinea at 05:36 GMT on Wednesday.

Hong Kong, Mar 1: An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 jolted 104 km NW of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea at 05:36 GMT on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.The epicenter, with a depth of 582.6 km, was initially determined to be at 4.792 degrees south latitude and 149.58 degrees east longitude.UNI XINHUA RKM

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