Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea – USGS

This content was published on October 8, 2020 - 09:23

(Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck Papua New Guinea on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The onshore quake struck 38 km northeast of Kainantu at a depth of 103.5 km (64 miles), it said.

There were no immediate reports of damage, and the U.S. Tsunami Warning System said there was no threat of a tsunami.

(Reporting by Rama Venkat in Bengaluru; editing by John Stonestreet)

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