Off the coast of Papua New Guinea was a strong earthquake

© Flickr / Matt KatzenbergerСейсмограф. Archival photoOff the coast of Papua New Guinea was a strong earthquake© Flickr / Matt Katzenberger

Earthquake of magnitude 6.6 occurred off the coast of Papua New Guinea, according to the US Geological survey (USGS).

The tremors were recorded at 04.17 in UTC time (7.17 MSK), 115 kilometers North-East from the town of Lorengau. The earthquake lies at a depth of 10 kilometers.

There is no tsunami threat. Messages on victims and destructions did not arrive.

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