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6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea's Kandrian on Saturday

The earthquake occurred at 21:24:48 (UTC+05:30) and hit Kandrian, Papua New Guinea on Saturday, at a depth of 38.2 km, the USGS informed

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An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 on the Richter scale hit Kandrian, Papua New Guinea on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported.
Papua New Guinea is a country in Oceania.
The earthquake occurred at 21:24:48 (UTC+05:30) and hit Kandrian, Papua New Guinea on Saturday, at a depth of 38.2 km, the USGS informed.
The earthquake's epicentre was 6.111°S and 149.793°E, respectively.
No casualties have been reported yet. Further details awaited.

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Topics : Earthquake

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First Published: Feb 26 2023 | 7:34 AM IST

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