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Heavy earthquake in Papua New Guinea

An earthquake of magnitude 7.2 has hit Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, according to the US Geological Survey.

The quake occurred at a depth of 80 kilometers, about 33 kilometers away from the town of Bulolo. In the capital Port Moresby, the quake was noticeable.

– Due to the depth of the shake, there is no danger to the tsunami, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

In March, over 100 people perished after a quake in Papua New Guinea measured at 7.5 in strength.

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