6.5-magnitude quake hits Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea -- USGS

09:08, May 16, 2011      

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An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale jolted Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea at 18: 37:10 GMT Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 43.20 km, was initially determined to be at 6.1575 degrees south latitude and 154.4459 degrees east longitude.

Source: Xinhua
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