Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes off northeast coast of Papua New Guinea

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck Friday off the northeast coast of the Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There was no immediate reports of damage, and officials said there was no danger of a tsunami.

The epicenter of the temblor was 96 kilometers (60 miles) underground in the New Ireland region 870 kilometers (540 miles) northeast of the capital, Port Moresby, the survey reported. It occurred at 0726 GMT.

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