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8.0 magnitude earthquake hits off PNG, widespread tsunami warning

A MAJOR 8.0 magnitude earthquake has struck 47km west of Arawa on Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea, the United States Geological Survey (USGC) reports.
The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) has warned a widespread tsunami is possible due to the quake.

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A major magnitude 7.5 earthquake occurred at 23:48:31 (UTC) on Sunday, March 29, 2015, in the Papua New Guinea region, 55km SE of Kokopo, at a depth of 40.0 km.

Location  4.760°S 152.556°E



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A major magnitude 7.1 earthquake occurred at 10:31:01 (UTC) on Wedneesday, October 16, 2013, in the Papua New Guinea region, 65km WSW of Panguna, at a depth of 58.3 km.

Location  6.490°S 154.920°E



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A strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred at 23:14:42 (UTC) on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in the New Ireland region, 30 km North of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, at a depth of 16.3 km.

Location   3.911°S, 152.127°E



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A strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake occurred at 22:55:29 (UTC) on Tueday, April 16, 2013, in the northern Papua New Guinea region, 28km East of Aitape, at a depth of 10.0 km.

Location 3.100°S 142.600°E 



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A strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred at 01:32:27 (UTC) on Sunday, April 14, 2013, in the Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea, 105km WSW of Panguna, at a depth of 64.3 km.

Location 6.504°S 154.548°E 



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A strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred at 22:51:56 (UTC) on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in the New Britain region, 44 km ESE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea, at a depth of 84.3 km.

Location   6.748°S, 148.242°E



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A strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred at 00:31:30 (UTC) on Friday, October 12, 2012, near the south coast of Papua region, 103 km North of Dobo, Indonesia, at a depth of 24.7 km.

Location   4.842°S, 134.085°E



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A strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred at 09:56:44 (UTC) on Sunday, August 19, 2012, near the North coast of New Guinea region, 104 km SSE of Angoram, at a depth of 77.3 km.

Location   4.849°S, 144.583°E



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A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred at 09:56:44 (UTC) on Thursday, August 02, 2012, in the New Ireland region, 34 km SE of Taron, at a depth of 70.6 km.

Location   4.706°S, 153.228°E



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