Magnitude 6.8 quake hits near Papua New Guinea: USGS

March 24, 2018 Updated: March 24, 2018

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).

By Mark Potter


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