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Earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea

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LONDON (Reuters) – A magnitude 5.9 earthquake hit off the coast of Papua New Guinea in the early hours of Monday local time, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

The quake struck at a depth of 37 km (23 miles), in the sea southwest of Kandrian soon after midnight (1426 GMT Sunday), the center added.


(Reporting by Andrew Heavens)
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