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4.3 magnitude earthquake hits Finschhafen

2023 Apr 05, 18:24,
Graphic shows large earthquake logo over broken earth and Richter scale reading

An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale struck 33 km northwest of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported.

Papua New Guinea is a country in Oceania.

The earthquake occurred at 16:10:06 (UTC+05:30) and hit Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea at a depth of 55.5 km, the USGS informed.

The earthquake's epicentre was 6.337°S and 147.633°E, respectively.

No casualties have yet been reported. 


Finschhafen Papua New Guinea earthquake 4.3 magnitude earthquake Richter scale United States Geological Survey
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