M 5.7 in Papua New Guinea on 19 Dec 2018 21:37 UTC

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'Volcano tsunami' hits Indonesia – 48 dead and HUNDREDS injured

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 04:45:00 +0100dailystar (en)

The government's Disaster Mitigation Agency revealed the horrific new s in a statement on Saturday night. A tsunami struck coastal areas around the Sunda Strait between the islands of Sumatra and Java. "We're recapping reports of impacts from the tsunami that struck in the Sunda Strait, particularly....

BREAKING: At least 20 dead as devastating 'volcano tsunami' hits Indonesia

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 02:43:00 +0100dailystar (en)

DEADLY: A man runs from the tsunami that killed 20 when it hit beaches in Indonesia (Pic: TWITTER/@IGERS.BANTEN) The government's Disaster Mitigation Agency revealed the horrific new s in a statement on Saturday night. A tsunami struck coastal areas around the Sunda Strait between the islands of Sumatra and Java.

BREAKING: At least 20 dead as devastating TSUNAMI hits Indonesia

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 01:12:00 +0100dailystar (en)

DEADLY: The tsunami has killed 20 when it hit beaches in Indonesia (Pic: DS) Around 165 other people were injured, the government's Disaster Mitigation Agency said in a statement on Sunday. This comes just days after a 6.2-magnitude tremor hit Jayapura the capital and largest city in Papua , Indonesia.

Papua New Guinea travel advice

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 18:39:00 +0100gov-uk (en)

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to Hela and Southern Highlands provinces following significantly increased levels of tribal fighting and the declaration of states of emergency by the Papua New Guinea government.

Un sismo de magnitud 5.9 sacude Papúa Nueva Guinea

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 17:21:00 +0100yucatan (es)

BANGKOK, Tailandia. (EFE).- Un terremoto de magnitud 5.9 sacudió hoy la isla de Nueva Bretaña , en el este 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....

Bali earthquake: Indonesia hit by 5.1 magnitude tremor near Lombok

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 13:04:00 +0100express (en)

The tremor's epicentre was seven miles east-north-east of Sambelia, Indonesia, and happened at 10.43am UTC today at a depth of 6.2 miles, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported, with no early indications of casualties or any risk of a tsunami.

Papúa Nueva Guinea: Terremoto de 5,9 grados sacude el este de la isla

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 10:24:00 +0100ElComercio (es)

Bangkok. Un terremoto de magnitud 5,9 sacudió hoy la isla de Nueva Bretaña, en el este de , 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 el mundo, localizó el....

Papúa Nueva Guinea: Un terremoto de magnitud 5,9 sacude el este de la isla

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 10:19:00 +0100peru21 (es)

Bangkok. Un terremoto de magnitud 5,9 sacudió hoy la isla de Nueva Bretaña, en el este 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 el mundo,....

Papua New Guinea: Papua New Guinea – Earthquake (GDACS, USGS) (ECHO Daily Flash of 20 December 2018)

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 14:32:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 M at a depth of 8.7 km occurred in eastern Papua New Guinea on 19 December at 21.37 UTC. The epicentre was 34 km east-north-east of Kandrian Town (New Britain Island) and 68 km south-south-west of Kimbe City. USGS PAGER estimates that 10 000 people were exposed to moderate shaking and 3 000 to strong shaking.

5.7 magnitude earthquake jolts Papua New Guinea

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 13:57:00 +0100asianage (en)

Papua New Guinea is located in the seismically active Pacific ring of fire and is highly susceptible to earthquakes. (Photo: PTI / File) New Britain: An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted Papua New Guinea on the morning of December 20. The quake was felt in the region of New Britain and was at a depth of 8.

Papua New Guinea travel advice

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 18:21:00 +0100gov-uk (en)

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to Hela and Southern Highlands provinces following significantly increased levels of tribal fighting and the declaration of states of emergency by the Papua New Guinea government.

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