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7.5-Magnitude Quake Hits Papua New Guinea, No Damage Reported

A strong earthquake shook Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, rattling residents but causing little damage in the island nation. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 7.5-magnitude quake struck at a depth of 42 kilometers and was centered 130 kilometers south of the town of Kokopo on the island of New Britain.  The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center had warned a localized tsunami wave of up to one meter was possible, but later said the threat "largely passed."  There are...

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