Less than half an hour after the M7.1 earthquake off Fukushima, Japan, a M6.0 struck Papua New Guinea at 1:33 a.m. local time (3:33 p.m. UTC) on February 13/14, 2021.
Similar to the Japan earthquake, the PNG quake struck at intermediate depth (52 km or 32 miles).
There is no tsunami risk. There will be no damage, injuries or deaths related to the strong jolt.
Now subscribe to this blog to get more amazing news curated just for you right in your inbox on a daily basis (here an example of our new newsletter).