Behind the 7.5-Magnitude Earthquake in Papua New Guinea Its Tremors Reached Papua

goodmorningpapua.com – An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 shook northwest of Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea on Sunday at 6:47 a.m. WIB. As a result of the earthquake, the tremors were felt in several parts of the Papua Province. This was conveyed by the information broadcast of the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG).

According to the BMKG report, the tremors caused by the earthquake, whose epicenter was on land approximately 352 kilometers northwest of Port Moresby at a depth of 116 kilometers, were felt in Merauke on the II-III MMI scale and Jayapura and Wamena on the II MMI scale.

On the MMI Scale II vibrations were felt by several people and caused light objects that were hanging to sway and on the MMI III scale the vibrations are felt inside the house as if a truck was passing.

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