via Papua New Guinea rocked by HUGE 6.8 earthquake amid Ring of Fire fears | World | News | Express.co.uk

The devastating quake hit at around 3:40am local time at a depth of six miles (10km), the US Geographical Survey (USGS) said.

Officials at the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said that, based on the current evidence, there is no tsunami threat to nearby islands.

A spokesman said: “A destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.”

via Papua New Guinea rocked by HUGE 6.8 earthquake amid Ring of Fire fears | World | News | Express.co.uk

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