In Papua New Guinea earthquake of magnitude 6.2


25.07.11.Po information from Port Moresby, today at 0:50 Greenwich time on the island of New Ireland / Papua New Guinea / earthquake with magnitude 6.2, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. Information about the loss of life and property damage have been reported yet.

According to the data, a common U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was located at coordinates 3.21 degrees southern latitude and 150.67 degrees east longitude. The earthquake lies at a depth of 34.50 km. A few minutes after the first strike near New Ireland was recorded earthquake of magnitude 5.1.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has indicated that the possibility of a tsunami.


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