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

15:35, March 10, 2011      

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An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale struck New Britain region, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The quake, which occurred at 07:24 Thursday local time (2124 Wednesday GMT), was at a depth of 33 kilometers, the USGS said.

Source: Xinhua

 
 
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