5.3 mag earthquake in PNG region

The map showing the epicentre of the 5.3 magnitude earthquake that occurred in the Rabaul region this afternoon. Picture: SUPPLIED

A MODERATE 5.3 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Papua New Guinea’s Rabaul region this afternoon. The seismic activity occurred at 2:32pm at a shallow 10km depth. The Mineral Resources department in Suva said the earthquake was registered at 183km South from Rabaul, PNG; 654km Northeast from Port Moresby, PNG; 974km Northwest from Honiara, Solomon Island […]

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