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Earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea
September 17, 2017 / 2:53 PM / a month ago

Earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea

LONDON (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.9 earthquake hit off the coast of Papua New Guinea in the early hours of Monday local time, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

The quake struck at a depth of 37 km (23 miles), in the sea southwest of Kandrian soon after midnight (1426 GMT Sunday), the center added.

Reporting by Andrew Heavens

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