Huge earthquake strikes Ring of Fire: Papua New Guinea rocked by 7.5 magnitude quake

Huge earthquake strikes Ring of Fire: Papua New Guinea rocked by 7.5 magnitude quake
 

The 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the heart of the island near the near the Southern Highlands area, with tremors felt across the nearby region.
The phenomenon hit at a depth of two kilometers at roughly 4am local time (6pm GMT).
It is currently unclea rif any damage or injuries were cause by the substantial siesmic event.
Papua New Ginuea rests on the so-called 'Ring of Fire' – a hotbed of seismic activity surrounding a tectonic plate that spans the pacific.
The quake follows another seismic event in Japan, where a 5.5 magintude earthquake struck just hours before.
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25 February 2018 in World News, Views: 150
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