Showing posts with label Papua. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Papua. Show all posts

Monday, March 30, 2015

Tsunami warnings after earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea

A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, prompting officials to issue a tsunami warning for vast swathes of the Pacific and as far north as Russia.

Sunday, July 07, 2013

Two strong earthquakes 7.2 and 6.8 magnitude strike off Papua New Guinea coast . Pacific Tsunami Warning Center: tsunami warning none, not issued (VIDEO YT)

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea, local time 04:35:31, the United States Geological Survey has confirmed. 

The quake was centered 110 km East Northeast of Taron, 164 km E of Namatanai, Papua New Guinea  and had a depth of 378.8 km (235.4 mi). There have been no immediate reports of damage or injury. A tsunami warning was not issued following the massive quake.

EL News