23 Jan 2009

6-point-0 quake off Papua New Guinea

8:02 am on 23 January 2009

The US Geological Survey says a strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 has struck off Papua New Guinea.

The undersea quake hit about 409 kilometres north-northeast of the capital Port Moresby late last night at a depth of 60 kilometres.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.