Earthquake in Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Japan

Earthquake in Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Japan

Port Moresby : Papua New Guinea | Sep 13, 2011 at 2:27 AM PDT
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Earthquakes rock New Zealand, Indonesia, China, and Papua New Guinea

13-9 early this morning, the quake from 5 to 6.2 on the Richter scale took placein Indonesia, Japan and most powerful in Papua New Guinea.

At 8g44 (5g44 morning by now Vietnam), near the northern coast of Papua NewGuinea has been hit by a magnitude 6.2 earthquake.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the epicenter of the city ofWewak is 48km south-east, has a depth of 35km

However, the quake caused no tsunami alert and no reports of damage

At this morning 9g02 (7g02 hourly Vietnam), one game 5 on the Richter scaleoccurred just off the Japanese island of Honshu, the capital, 323km east of Tokyo

Earlier, at 1g23 morning, a magnitude 5 earthquake has hit southwestern island of Sumatra in Indonesia with a depth of 14.7 km. Just yesterday, Philippines areaIt also happens a game 5 on the Richter scale.

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 Earthquake in Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Japan
Three strong earthquakes (blue box) has occurred in the region of the Philippines, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea
levsang is based in Ho Chi Minh City, Đông Nam Bộ, Vietnam, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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