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    Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits Waters Off Papua New Guinea - EMSC

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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit waters near Papua New Guinea on Saturday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said Saturday.

    The tremor was registered at 05:48 GMT with the epicenter located 93 kilometers (57 miles) southwest of the town of Porgera of the Papua New Guinean Enga province, EMSC reported.

    READ MORE: Major Quake in Papua New Guinea Leaves 10 People Dead — Reports

    The geological survey added that the epicenter of the quake was at a depth of 40 kilometers.

    There are no reports about victims or damage caused by the earthquake.

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