Earthquakes hit Papua New Guinea, Indonesia

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Published: 2022-09-11 10:23

Last Updated: 2022-09-28 14:47


Earthquakes hit Papua New Guinea, Indonesia
Earthquakes hit Papua New Guinea, Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale hit eastern Papua New Guinea, while another earthquake measuring 6.1 hit the Mentawai Islands in Indonesia at a depth of 40 km.

The Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) said an earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale hit eastern Papua New Guinea on Sunday.

The center added that the earthquake occurred at a depth of 80 km.

Later, the US Tsunami Warning System issued a tsunami warning.