Tsunami Possible After Quake Near Papua New Guinea

Posted by on Saturday, December 17, 2016
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An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.9 has occurred in the New Ireland Region, Papua New Guinea.

As a result, hazardous tsunami waves are forecast for some coasts.

There is a tsunami warning for New Zealand.

Tsunami waves reaching 1 to 3 meters above the tide level are possible along some coasts of Papua New Guinea.



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