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article imagePapua New Guinea hit by strong 6.0 magnitude earthquake

By Andrew Moran     Apr 7, 2010 in World
Vanimo - Another fierce earthquake was located in the world as a 6.0 magnitude quake struck the nation of Papua New Guinea, which was also located near Indonesia.
As its Indonesian neighbor is still suffering from the effects of its 7.7 magnitude earthquake on Wednesday, Papua New Guinea experienced a 6.0 magnitude earthquake on Wednesday, according to the United States Geological Survey.
There have been no immediate reports of injuries, deaths or damages and no tsunami alert has yet been issued.
The earthquake’s depth was measured at 21.7 miles and was located 92 miles southeast of Vanimo and only 122 miles southeast of Jayapura, Indonesia.
At the present time there have been no aftershocks in the region. However, Indonesia has experienced several aftershocks ranging from 4.6 magnitude to as high as 5.1 magnitude.
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