LONDON—A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck on Saturday around 180 kilometers (112 miles) southwest of Rabaul in Papua New Guinea, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.
It said the quake was measured at a depth of 60 km (40 miles).
Revised (6.8 -> 6.0): 6.0 earthquake, 141km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. 2018-03-24 21:23:35 at epicenter (21m ago, depth 68km). https://t.co/c7tTru7GZp
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By Mark Potter