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7.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Papua New Guinea's capital

2023 Apr 03, 11:21, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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An earthquake of magnitude 7.2 jolted Papua New Guinea's capital Port Moresby, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).

Port Moresby is the capital and largest city of Papua New Guinea, a country in Oceania.

"Earthquake of Magnitude:7.2, Occurred on 02-04-2023, 23:34:12 IST, Lat: -4.34 & Long: 143.23, Depth: 80 Km, Location: 715km NW of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea," NCS said in a tweet.

The quake struck at a depth of 80 kilometers at a latitude of -4.34 and a longitude of 143.23. Further details are awaited. 


7.2 magnitude earthquake Papua New Guinea capital Port Moresby national Centre for Seismology NCS
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