CHINA 6.0-magnitude earthquake hits PNG: USGS

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6.0-magnitude earthquake hits PNG: USGS

Xinhua

08:58, May 18, 2019

SYDNEY, May 18 (Xinhua) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 has struck 12 km south-west of Taron, in the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Saturday, according to US Geological Survey.

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(Photo: USGS)

The earthquake which occurred at 8:37 am local time was initially determined to be at 4.579 degrees south latitude and 153.006 degrees east longitude at a depth of 27 km.

No Tsunami warning has been issued at this time.

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