#Tsunami warning issued in the wake of Magnitude 7.5 earthquake near #Papua, New Guinea. This is one of the world's most active subduction zones as the Australian plate converges with & moves beneath the Pacific plate. Shallower earthquake (10 km deep) increases tsunami risk
USGS: Powerful prelim. magnitude 7.7 earthquake strikes ENE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
PTWC: Tsunami threat exists for parts of Pacific located closer to earthquake near Kokopo, Papua New Guinea, but it is too early to determine if there is a possible tsunami threat to Hawaii.
A powerful #earthquake has stuck Papua New Guinea, triggering a #tsunami alert for the country & for the nearby Solomon Islands. The USGS said the #quake measured magnitude 7.5 and was centered 28 miles NE of #Kokopo. It said it struck at a relatively shallow depth of 6 miles. https://t.co/2GjInlnMoB
Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake Hits Papua New Guinea
US Geological Survey:
7.7 earthquake had struck 33 km off the eastern coast of Rabaul, Papua
Epicentre of the quake was 10 km below the surface.
Warning Center issued a tsunami. https://t.co/orG7XCxxNY
7.7 Earthquake Today in Papua New Guinea.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has raised a tsunami alert late on Tuesday following a powerful 7.7 earthquake that struck Papua New Guinea in the south-west of the Pacific.
This is how the ground has been shaking (but not felt) over the past several hours on #HaidaGwaii. These are the aves from this morning's M7.5 Papua New Guinea earthquake that have travelled more than 9400 km along the surface of the earth.
The US Geological Survey says a preliminary 7.5 magnitude earthquake in the New Britain region has hit Papua New Guinea. A tsunami warning was issued in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands following the earthquake.
New oil discoveries/developments this month reported in Israel, UK, Guyana, Papua New Guinea, Mexico...looks like the only signatory to the "no new fossil fuel development" agenda is CANADA. Saving the world one teaspoon at a time, eh?
M7.7 Earthquake occurred 17.4mi ENE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. Details: https://t.co/VqW0MrHsMp Map: https://t.co/zWTbfDfkid
*I did inform everyone, pay attention, Mother Earth is responding to being over-harvested of her body parts. She doesn't need us, we need her. 🌎
So excited for our pan-Oceania connections! We have stunning Papua New Guinea #bilum stock for the opening of @VunilagiV in #Ōtāhuhu on June 1! 🙌🏽🌊🇵🇬 #TeamMela #PacificArt #GratefulMuch Vinaka vakalevu @juliamageau famili! ✨🥰✨