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6.2M quake shakes Papua New Guinea

Aug. 19, 2012 at 10:01 PM

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- A 6.2-magnitude earthquake Monday morning shook Papua New Guinea, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake, which struck at 8:41 a.m. local time, was reported at a depth of 48 miles near the north coast, 64 miles south-southeast of Angoram, P.N.G.

China's Xinhua News Agency said the country's earthquake networks center measured the quake at 6.1 on the Richter scale.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

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