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No tsunami from 6.6 earthquake near Papua New Guinea

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 09:09 p.m. HST, Apr 13, 2013



A moderate earthquake new Papua New Guinea did not generate a tsunami, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said this afternoon.

The United States Geological Survey estimates the earthquake's magnetite at 6.6. It struck at 3:11 p.m. Hawaii time and was centered 65 miles west-southwest of Panguna, Papua New Guinea and 421 miles west-northwest of Honiara, Solomon Islands at a depth of 40 miles.

No major damage or injuries were immediately reported.






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