7.2-magnitude quake hits off Kokopo, Papua New Guinea

Other News Materials 30 March 2018 02:10 (UTC +04:00)

An earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale jolted 156km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said on Thursday, Xinhua reports.

The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 5.6 degrees south latitude and 151.6 degrees east longitude.