Indonesia issues tsunami warning after Papua New Guinea strong quakes

08:21, July 19, 2010      

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Indonesian Meteorology and Geophysics Agency issues a tsunami warning after a 7.2 magnitude quake followed by a 7.1 magnitude aftershock on Sunday.

The aftershock struck at 20:35 Jakarta time (1335 GMT) with epicenter at 537 km northeast of Portmoresby in Papua New Guinea with the depth at 26 km under sea bed, the agency said.

The main shock occurred at 20:04 Jakarta time (1304 GMT) with epicenter at 503 km northeast of Portmoresby and with the depth at 77 km under land, an official of the agency Annri Sembiring told Xinhua.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:张茜)

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