M 5.5 in Papua New Guinea on 15 May 2019 00:33 UTC

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Papua New Guinea assesses extent of damage from strong quake

Sat, 18 May 2019 07:19:00 +0200phys (en)

Papua New Guinea authorities are assessing the extent of damage from a powerful earthquake that rattled coastal towns the previous evening. The magnitude 7.5 quake struck around 11 p.m. Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was offshore about 45 kilometers (28 miles) northeast of Kokopo, which has about 26,000 people.

6.0-magnitude earthquake hits PNG

Sat, 18 May 2019 04:32:00 +0200trendnews-az (en)

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 has struck 12 km south-west of Taron, in the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Saturday, according to U.S. Geological Survey, reports citing Xinhua. The earthquake which occurred at 8:37 am local time was initially determined to be at 4.579 degrees south latitude and 153.

6.0-magnitude earthquake hits PNG: USGS

Sat, 18 May 2019 03:38:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

SYDNEY, May 18 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 has struck 12 km south-west of Taron, in the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Saturday, according to U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake which occurred at 8:37 am local time was initially determined to be at 4.579 degrees south latitude and 153.

1st LD: 6.0-magnitude earthquake hits PNG: USGS

Sat, 18 May 2019 02:28:00 +0200nampa (en)

. Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. SYDNEY, May 18 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 has struck 12 km south-west of Taron, in the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Saturday, according to U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake which occurred at 8:37 am local time was initially determined to be at 4.

100 displaced on remote island by Papua New Guinea quake

Fri, 17 May 2019 09:41:00 +0200themalaymailonline (en)

Areas close to the epicentre have reported surprisingly little damage from the magnitude 7.5 tremblor. — AFP pic. KOKOPO ( Papua New Guinea), May 17 — More than 100 people living on a remote tropical island were displaced by this week’s massive earthquake in Papua New Guinea , according to responders....

100 displaced on remote island by Papua New Guinea quake

Fri, 17 May 2019 09:33:00 +0200emirates247 (en)

More than 100 people living on a remote tropical island were displaced by this week's massive earthquake in Papua New Guinea, according to responders who, days later, have finally reached affected communities. Disaster authorities said an elderly disabled woman was injured when one of several homes....

100 displaced on remote island by Papua New Guinea quake

Fri, 17 May 2019 07:31:00 +0200business-standard (en)

More than 100 people living on a remote tropical island were displaced by this week's massive earthquake in Papua New Guinea, according to responders who, days later, have finally reached affected communities. Disaster authorities said an elderly disabled woman was injured when one of several homes....

100 displaced on remote island by Papua New Guinea quake

Fri, 17 May 2019 07:29:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

The magnitude 7.5 tremblor late Tuesday sent residents running from their homes for safety and sparked fears of a tsunami. More than 100 people living on a remote tropical island were displaced by this week's massive earthquake in Papua New Guinea, according to responders who, days later, have finally reached affected communities.

Papua New Guinea assesses quake damage

Fri, 17 May 2019 01:26:00 +02009news (en)

Papua New Guinea authorities are assessing the extent of damage from a powerful earthquake that rattled coastal towns the previous evening. The magnitude 7.5 quake struck around 11pm on Tuesday, according to the US Geological Survey. It was offshore about 45 kilometres northeast of Kokopo, which has about 26,000 people.

Assessment teams deployed after massive Papua New Guinea quake

Thu, 16 May 2019 09:57:00 +0200terradaily (en)

Papua New Guinea dispatched assessment teams Wednesday to get a full picture of the damage caused by a violent 7.5 magnitude earthquake that struck an island chain off the north coast overnight. An AFP reporter and residents on New Britain said electricity was still out and radio stations off air....

Violent earthquake hits Papua New Guinea A powerful earthquake has struck an island chain off Papua New Guinea's north coast. A tsunami warning was briefly issued but later lifted. The extent of any damage was expected to become clear after sunrise.

Thu, 16 May 2019 04:52:00 +0200deutschewelle-en (en)

A shallow, violent offshore quake hit Papua New Guinea's remote New Britain island late on Tuesday. The 7.5 magnitude quake initially triggered a tsunami warning. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre warned that unusually large waves could reach Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines and Indonesia, however it later said the tsunami threat had passed.

Papua New Guinea Assesses Damage From Powerful Earthquake

Wed, 15 May 2019 17:53:00 +0200thediplomat-net (en)

Papua New Guinea authorities were assessing the extent of damage Wednesday from a powerful earthquake that rattled coastal towns the previous evening. The magnitude 7.5 quake struck around 11 p.m. Tuesday at a relatively shallow depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles), according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Papua New Guinea: Papua New Guinea - 7.5 M Earthquake (GDACS, USGS, PTWC, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 15 May 2019)

Wed, 15 May 2019 16:48:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

An earthquake of 7.5 M at a depth of 10 km occurred off eastern Papua New Guinea on 14 May at 12.58 UTC. The epicentre was 4.5 km west of southern New Ireland Island and 43 km north-east of Kokopo town (New Britain Island). Up to 31,000 people were exposed to very strong shaking and up to 229,000 to strong shaking.

20.373 Visitas · Terremoto 7,5 sacudió a Papúa Nueva Guinea en el Pacífico Sur

Wed, 15 May 2019 15:18:00 +0200biobiochile (es)

Un fuerte sismo de magnitud 7,5 sacudió a Papúa Nueva Guinea , en la región suroeste del océano Pacífico, este martes a las 08:19 (hora de Chile), informó el Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS), lo que provocó una alerta ante un posible tsunami, que luego fue desactivada.

Un terremoto de 7,5 sacude Papúa Nueva Guinea y activa alarma de tsunami en partes del Pacífico

Wed, 15 May 2019 13:21:00 +0200acento (es)

EPA El sismo se registró a nada más 10 kilómetros de profundidad cerca de la costa de Kokopo. A terremoto de magnitud 7,5 sacudió este martes las costas de Papúa Nueva Guinea activando una alarma de tsunami para partes del Pacífico, informó el Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS).

Papua New Guinea assesses extent of damage from strong quake

Wed, 15 May 2019 12:14:00 +0200koaa (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Papua New Guinea authorities are assessing the extent of damage from a powerful earthquake that rattled coastal towns the previous evening. The magnitude 7.5 quake struck around 11 p.m. Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Powerful quake rattles Papua New Guinea, no injury reports

Wed, 15 May 2019 11:14:00 +0200emirates247 (en)

A powerful earthquake rattled coastal townships in Papua New Guinea late Tuesday and authorities say there have been no initial reports of major damage or injuries. The magnitude 7.5 quake struck in the ocean about 45 kilometers (28 miles) northeast of Kokopo, a town with a population of about 26,000, according to the U.

Powerful quake rattles residents on Papua New Guinea island

Wed, 15 May 2019 10:54:00 +0200terradaily (en)

A violent 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck an island chain off the north coast of Papua New Guinea late Tuesday, knocking out power and sending residents fleeing for safety. The shallow quake occurred around 11pm (1300 GMT), some 44 kilometres (27 miles) northeast of Kokopo on New Britain island, the US Geological Survey said.

Assessment teams deployed after massive Papua New Guinea quake - The Manila Times Online

Wed, 15 May 2019 09:09:00 +0200manilametro (en)

KOKOPO, Papua New Guinea: Papua New Guinea dispatched assessment teams Wednesday to get a full picture of the damage caused by a violent 7.5 magnitude earthquake that struck an island chain off the north coast overnight. An Agence France-Presse reporter and residents on New Britain said electricity....

Strong earthquake jolts Papua New Guinea anew

Wed, 15 May 2019 09:02:00 +0200pna (en)

SYDNEY -- An earthquake measuring 7.7-magnitude struck some 45 km northeast of Kokopo, in the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The shallow earthquake, which hit at a depth of around 10 km, had triggered a tsunami alert in the said....

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