In Papua New Guinea, an earthquake of magnitude 6.0

© Flickr / Matt KatzenbergerСейсмограф. Archival photoIn Papua New Guinea, an earthquake of magnitude 6.0© Flickr / Matt Katzenberger

New strong earthquake occurred in the Central part of Papua New Guinea, its magnitude was 6.0, according to the US Geological survey (USGS).

The tremors recorded on Wednesday at 02.45 UTC (05.45 Moscow time) at 59 kilometres South-West of Taree city in the Central part of the country. The earthquake lies at a depth of 10 kilometers.

Earlier in the Papua — New Guinea earthquake of magnitude 7.5. Tremors were recorded in the 03.44 Monday local time (20.44 GMT on Sunday) at 89 kilometers South-West from the town of Porgera. According to the latest data, the earthquake killed at least 30 people.

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