Magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

MOSCOW, Feb 9 – RIA Novosti. An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 was recorded in Papua New Guinea, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

Tremors were recorded at 02.55 UTC (05.55 Moscow time) 112 kilometers northeast of the city of Kokopo in the province of East New Britain. The outbreak was located at a depth of 52.9 kilometers.

Information about possible casualties and damage was not reported.

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