Earthquake strikes off north coast of New Guinea

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A 6.1 magnitude struck off the north coast of New Guinea at a depth of 14 kilometers at 19:24:57 UTC today, April 1, 2016.


There have been no reports of destruction or casualties.

Distances:

• 120 km (74 mi) NE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea
• 147 km (91 mi) E of Wewak, Papua New Guinea
• 219 km (135 mi) NNW of Madang, Papua New Guinea
• 279 km (172 mi) NNE of Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea
• 708 km (438 mi) NNW of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea