5.9 Earthquake Hits Papua New Guinea

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Tuesday, September 26, 2017

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck the New Britain region of Papua New Guinea on Monday.

The earthquake stuck at a depth of 5 km, 210.2 km south-southeast of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.

The Australia-Pacific plate boundary is over 4000 km long on the northern margin, from the Sunda (Java) trench in the west to the Solomon Islands in the east.

There was no tsunami danger.



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