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Major quake strikes Papua New Guinea

2011-12-14 10:39

Port Moresby - A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, but no immediate tsunami warning was issued.

The quake struck at a depth of 115km southwest of the coastal city of Lae and 223km from the capital Port Moresby.

Witnesses in Port Moresby told AFP people came running out of buildings, power lines swayed and parked cars rocked.

Comments
  • Tanie - 2011-12-14 11:17

    THE PLANET LIKES TO ROCK AND ROLL!!! THE FORCES OF NATURE, NOTHING THAT ANY HUMAN CAN DO TO STOP IT NOR PREVENT IT

  • Jacques - 2011-12-14 11:55

    Hope the Eclectus parrots are doing OK.

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