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SYDNEY (AP) — A powerful earthquake rattled Papua New Guinea on Thursday, the fourth strong quake to hit the South Pacific island nation in a week. The temblor prompted officials to issue a local tsunami warning, but it was lifted shortly afterward with ...
The Huffington Post · ByKristen Gelineau · 5/5/2015
HONG KONG, Aug.17 (Xinhua)-- An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale jolted 173km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea at 21: 05:12 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 68.5 km, was initially …
Xinhua News Agency · 8/16/2015
A shake map released by the US Geological Survey shows the location of a 7.4 magnitude earthquake southwest of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. (Photo: USGS, EPA) SYDNEY (AP) — A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific island nation of …
USA Today · 5/5/2015
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Update: 1:39PM AN earthquake was recorded in the Papua New Guinea region earlier today. The 5.5 magnitude earthquake at 9:05am was at a depth of 10 kilometres and 190 kilometres west of Arawa in PNG. According to the Mineral Resources …
Fiji Times · 8/17/2015
(CNN)A magnitude 7.5 earthquake has struck off Papua New Guinea, the U.S. Geological Survey said Sunday. The quake was 40 kilometers (25 miles) deep, the USGS said. Its epicenter was 55 kilometers (34 miles) southeast of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
CNN · 3/31/2015
A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck off the coast of the New Britain region on Tuesday, but early reports said the quake caused only minor damage to buildings. Vanessa Bale, who works at the Gazelle International Hotel in Kokopo in New Britain, said that …
New York Times · 5/5/2015
The coast of Papua New Guinea was hit with its first earthquake of 2014 at about 5:07 in the afternoon local time Friday — or 3:07 in the morning U.S. East Coast time. The powerful earthquake first appeared to top out at 7.4 on the Richter scale ...
The Inquisitr · 4/11/2014
Sydney — A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, generating a small tsunami and frightening locals near the epicenter, but prompting no reports of damage or injuries. A tsunami of half a meter (1.5 feet ...
The Christian Science Monitor · 3/30/2015
ST LOUIS (LALATE) – A Papua New Guinea earthquake 2015 today has prompted a tsunami alert. The Papua New Guinea earthquake today locally May 5, 2015 began moments ago. Damage assessment is pending. USGS indicates to news that a 7.4 …
Lalate · 5/5/2015
(Bloomberg) -- A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday, triggering a tsunami warning for coastal communities across the South Pacific nation and the neighboring Solomon Islands that was later lifted. The quake hit 55 …
Bloomberg · ByDavid Fickling andEdward Johnson · 3/30/2015