Violent quake of magnitude 6.0 hits Papua New Guinea


New York :  A violent earthquake measuring 6.0 on the richter scale, struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea.

The underground shocks were registered at 22:37 GMT on Friday at the depth of 27.4 kilometers (17 miles).

The epicenter of the earthquake was located 12 kilometers south-southwest of Mount Taron.
Further details are awaited. UNI

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