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Magnitude 6.7 quake hits off Papua New Guinea: USGS

world Updated: Jun 23, 2009 21:41 IST
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A magnitude 6.7 quake hit off Papua New Guinea’s island of New Ireland, the US Geological Survey reported on Tuesday.

There were no immediate warnings of a tsunami from the strong quake, the epicentre of which was 95 km (60 miles) south southeast of Taron, New Ireland.

The epicentre was at a depth of 35 km (21.7 miles).

The USGS had initially reported the magnitude of the quake as 7.0.

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