Quake of magnitude 6.2 strikes off Papua New Guinea: USGS

Reuters News
Posted: Nov 27, 2017 2:27 AM

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck off the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of any damage or injuries from the quake, which struck 125 km (78 miles) east of the town of Rabaul, at a depth of 70 km (44 miles).

(Reporting by Clarence Fernandez; Editing by Robert Birsel)