7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Papua New Guinea

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Monday, February 26, 2018

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck 151 km east-northeast of Lake Murray, New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

The earthquake struck at a depth of 35 km.

There were reports of blackouts and damage to buildings.

The quake was centered in the mountains and as such there was no tsunami threat.

The Team

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