Quake of magnitude 5.8 strikes off Papua New Guinea - USGS | Reuters

SYDNEY An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 struck 182 km (113 miles) southeast of Rabaul in the Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea, on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.It was initially reported as magnitude of 5.9. There was no immediate tsunami warning, or reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which struck at a depth of 57 km (35 miles)

Reuters October 12, 2016 09:45:06 IST
Quake of magnitude 5.8 strikes off Papua New Guinea - USGS
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Quake of magnitude 58 strikes off Papua New Guinea  USGS
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SYDNEY An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 struck 182 km (113 miles) southeast of Rabaul in the Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea, on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.It was initially reported as magnitude of 5.9.

There was no immediate tsunami warning, or reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which struck at a depth of 57 km (35 miles).

(Reporting by Tom Westbrook; Editing by Robert Birsel)

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