In Papua New Guinea earthquake of magnitude 5.9. Earthquakes have been recorded at 196 km from g.Kandrian (New Britain), 500 km from the capital Port Moresby. The earthquake was located at a depth of 8.2 km. Reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Data on casualties or damage have been reported yet.
Papua New Guinea is one of the most seismically active regions in the world, earthquakes are occurring regularly.