Magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck 134 km (83 miles) E of Wewak and 211 km (131 miles) NNW of Madang, New Guinea, PNG at 23:38:57 UTC. The epicenter was on depth of 16.8 km (10.4 miles) at location 3.569°S, 144.844°E.
Green alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses. There is a low likelihood of casualties and damage. No tsunami alert was issued.
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