March 11, 2013. Earthquake a magnitude of 6.7 occurred in the morning on March 11 in the east of the city of Lae, located in the north-east coast Papua New Guinea, reports
Earthquake occurred at about 9 am local time (3:00 GMT). According to U.S. seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 150 kilometers off the northern coast of the country, at a depth of 87 kilometers.
According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, there is no danger of a tsunami. Information on casualties and damages resulting from the earthquake were reported.
Earthquakes occur in Papua New Guinea regular: the country is located in a zone of high seismic activity, the so-called