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Tsunami Warning after Strong Quake off Papua New Guinea: USGS

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Tue, 14 May 2019 14:04 GMT

A strong 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday May 14th, the US Geological Survey said, with hazardous tsunami waves possible, AFP cited the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre.

The shallow quake occurred 44 kilometres (27 miles) northeast of Kokopo in PNG, the agency said.

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