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Small earthquake felt widely in Southern California

Sat, 12 May 2018 08:30:00 +0200phys (en)

The magnitude 4.5 tremor occurred at 4:49 a.m. beneath the rugged San Bernardino Mountains in the inland region about 100 miles (160 kilometers) east of Los Angeles and about the same distance north of San Diego. More than 9,000 people used the U.S. Geological Survey's citizen reporting website to....

Terremoto de magnitud 6,1 sacude el noreste de Papúa Nueva Guinea

Wed, 09 May 2018 15:55:00 +0200radiomundial (es)

Un terremoto de magnitud 6,3 sacudió este miércoles el mar de la isla de Nueva Bretaña , situada en el noreste de Papúa Nueva Guinea, sin que se haya informado en los primeros momentos de víctimas o declarado alerta de tsunami. El Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS), que registra la....

Terremoto de magnitud 6,1 sacude el noreste de Papúa Nueva Guinea

Wed, 09 May 2018 13:19:00 +0200unionradio (es)

El Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS), que registra la actividad sísmica en el mundo, localizó el hipocentro a 10 kilómetros de profundidad en el mar, según datos preliminares. La población principal más próxima al epicentro es Rabaul, situada a 191 kilómetros al nornoreste de donde ocurrió la sacudida.

Un terremoto de magnitud 6,1 sacude el noreste de Papúa Nueva Guinea

Wed, 09 May 2018 12:46:00 +0200elpitazo (es)

El pasado 26 de febrero, otro terremoto de magnitud 7,5 causó más de un centenar de muertos y más de medio millón de damnificados en la región de Papúa Nueva Guinea llamada de Tierras Altas. El Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS), que registra la actividad sísmica en el mundo, localizó el....

MASSIVE 6.2 earthquake hits Ring of Fire

Wed, 09 May 2018 12:34:00 +0200dailystar (en)

USGS RING OF FIRE: The quake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea The quake is believed to have struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea this morning. It struck at a depth of 32 miles, about 50 miles south of town Rabaul. It is not yet known if there have been any casualties.

6.0-magnitude quake hits off Papua New Guinea coast

Wed, 09 May 2018 12:23:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

SYDNEY: A powerful 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit in waters off the island of New Britain in Papua New Guinea Wednesday, US seismologists said, but there was no immediate tsunami warning or reports of damage. The quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles) some 190 kilometers south of the New....

Un terremoto de magnitud 6,1 sacude el noreste de Papúa Nueva Guinea

Wed, 09 May 2018 12:17:00 +0200aguasdigital (es)

Bangkok, 9 may (EFE).- Un terremoto de magnitud 6,3 sacudió hoy el mar de la isla de Nueva Bretaña, situada en el noreste de Papúa Nueva Guinea, sin que se haya informado en los primeros momentos de víctimas o declarado alerta de tsunami. El Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS), que registra....

Sismo de 6.1 grados sacude el noreste de Papúa Nueva Guinea

Wed, 09 May 2018 11:49:00 +0200informador (es)

Hasta el momento, autoridades no reportan víctimas, ni han declarado alerta de tsunami. El USGS localizó el hipocentro a 10 kilómetros de profundidad en el mar. ESPECIAL/USGS. Un terremoto de magnitud 6.3 sacudió hoy el mar de la isla de Nueva Bretaña, situada en el noreste de Papúa Nueva Guinea ,....

PAPÚA TERREMOTO - Un terremoto de magnitud 6,1 sacude el noreste de Papúa Nueva Guinea

Wed, 09 May 2018 11:39:00 +0200efe-agencia (es)

Un terremoto de magnitud 6,3 sacudió hoy el mar de la isla de Nueva Bretaña, situada en el noreste de Papúa Nueva Guinea, sin que se haya informado en los primeros momentos de víctimas o declarado alerta de tsunami. El Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS), que registra la actividad sísmica en....

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 strikes off Papua New Guinea

Wed, 09 May 2018 11:07:00 +0200ynetnews (en)

SINGAPORE - An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck of Papua New Guinea in the southwest Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties in the quake, which struck at a depth of 52 km (32 miles) about 97 km (60 miles) south of the town of Rabaul.

BREAKING: MASSIVE 6.2 earthquake hits Ring of Fire

Wed, 09 May 2018 11:02:00 +0200dailystar (en)

. A HUGE 6.2 earthquake has hit the Pacific Ring of Fire. USGS RING OF FIRE: The quake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea The quake is believed to have struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea this morning. It struck at a depth of 32 miles, about 50 miles south of town Rabaul. It is not yet known if there have been any casualties.

Earthquake hits Papua New Guinea: Huge 6.0 magnitude quake hits Ring of Fire

Wed, 09 May 2018 10:56:00 +0200express (en)

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded the powerful tremors today 7.57am UTC (8.57am BST) out in the Pacific Ocean. The epicentre of the earthquakes wast tracked some 177km south-southwest of Papua New Guinea capital Kokopo. The magnitude 6.0 earthquake was tracked to a depth of 10km below sea level.

Un fuerte sismo de magnitud 6,0 sacude Papúa Nueva Guinea

Wed, 09 May 2018 10:30:00 +0200rt-es (es)

El sismo se registró a las 07:57 (UTC). El hipocentro del terremoto se ha localizado a una profundidad de 10 kilómetros. El Servicio Geológico de EE.UU. (USGS) ha informado sobre un fuerte sismo en Papúa Nueva Guinea, cuyo epicentro se localizó a 177 kilómetros al sureste de la localidad de Kokopo. La magnitud del temblor ha alcanzado 6,0.

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 strikes off Papua New Guinea - USGS

Wed, 09 May 2018 10:25:00 +0200trust (en)

SINGAPORE, May 9 (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck of Papua New Guinea in the southwest Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties in the quake, which struck at a depth of 52 km (32 miles) about 97 km (60 miles) south of the town of Rabaul.

Japan looks to team up with island nations on Indo-Pacific strategy

Wed, 09 May 2018 05:23:00 +0200pina (en)

At an upcoming summit meeting, Japan will take steps to beef up collaboration with Pacific island nations in an effort to promote the free and open Indo-Pacific strategy advocated by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. At the eighth Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting, or PALM 8, to be held May 18-19 in the city....

Papua New Guinea: Papua New Guinea: Highlands Earthquake Snapshot - Assessed Education Facilities (as of 7 May 2018)

Wed, 09 May 2018 03:10:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

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Dial for help: The surprise hotline helping quake survivors in Papua New Guinea

Tue, 08 May 2018 15:47:00 +0200smc (en)

Although the risks of violence against women rise after disasters, most callers aren’t women. They’re men reaching out for support, enquiring about how to obtain food, shelter, and other services, or fearful of violence that has broken out in some areas after tribal clashes.

Papua New Guinea: Papua New Guinea: Highlands Earthquake Situation Report No. 9 (as of 7 May 2018)

Tue, 08 May 2018 12:37:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

This report is produced by the National Disaster Centre and the Office of the Resident Coordinator in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by the Disaster Management Team Secretariat and covers the period from 17 to 30 April 2018. The next report will be issued on or around 15 May 2018.

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