• 7.0 Magnitude Strikes Papua New Guinea No Reports of Casual Ties so Far

    9 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    A mammoth 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea's New Britain island on Thursday, triggering a tsunami warning.
    The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said hazardous tsunami waves were forecast for some coasts.
    Tsunami waves were forecast to be less than 0.3 metres high for the coasts of PNG and Solomon Islands, it said, adding that wave amplitudes could vary between regions.
    A spokesman for PNG's National Disaster Management Office in Port Moresby said there were no immediate reports of damage from the quake but these typically took several hours to reach the capital after a major...
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