Moderate earthquake in New Britain region
25 March, 2018, 1:06 pm
Update: 1:06PM A MODERATE 5.7 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Papua New Guinea’s New Britain region last night.
The seismic activity occurred at 11.23pm at a shallow 10km depth.
The Mineral Resources department in Suva said the earthquake was registered at 137km East from Kimbe, PNG; 1029km Northwest from Honiara, Solomon Is; and 3243km Northwest from Suva.
The department cleared any immediate threat associated with this seismic event.