Quake of magnitude 6.3 strikes off Papua New Guinea


Posted at Jan 26 2016 12:31 PM

SINGAPORE - An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck off the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The earthquake, about 169 km (105 miles) southeast of the town of Rabaul, hit at a depth of 46 km (29 miles). There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.