Earthquake Rocks New Guinea

Earthquake Rocks New Guinea

An earthquake rocked New Britain island, which is located off Papua, New Guinea, just before 9:30 p.m. AEST on Friday. The seismic event had a magnitude of 6.7, although it was initially reported at 6.8, but the U.S. Geological Survey later revised its findings. The seismic event hit the island, which is northeast of the Papua, New […]

Tsunami Triggered by Island Earthquake

Tsunami Triggered by Island Earthquake

In the wake of the 7.7 magnitude earthquake that struck Papua New Guinea earlier today, locals have just experienced another fright. The earthquake managed to trigger a small tsunami which affected the island. So far, no damage, injuries or human casualties have been reported. The waves were measured to be a half-meter (1.5 feet) high […]