6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea: USGS
Sydney: A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was immediately issued. The quake hit just after 4pm local time (0600GMT) at a depth of 31 kilometres (19 miles) some 122 kilometres south of Kokopo, the capital of PNG’s East New Britain province, the USGS said. – AFP