6.6-magnitude quake hits New Britain region, Papua New Guinea -- USGS

09:37, June 16, 2011      

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An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale jolted New Britain region, Papua New Guinea at 1600 GMT on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 47.40 km, was initially determined to be at 6.0440 degrees south latitude and 151.3680 degrees east longitude.

Source:Xinhua
 
 
     
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
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