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Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 strikes off northeast Papua New Guinea
December 1, 2017 / 3:13 AM / 15 days ago

Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 strikes off northeast Papua New Guinea

SYDNEY, Dec 1 (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck Papua New Guinea on Thursday, several global monitoring groups said.

The quake hit at 0250 GMT at a depth of 60 km (37 miles), according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre.

No tsunami warning was immediately issued. (Reporting by Tom Westbrook; Editing by Kim Coghill)

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