Magnitude 6.6 quake hits off Papua New Guinea coast: USGS
(Reuters) - A magnitude 6.6 quake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea early on Sunday local time, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The strong quake was centered 81 miles east-southeast of Rabaul, New Britain, at a depth of 43.5 miles, the USGS said.
The quake was not expected to generate a tsunami, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.
(Editing by Peter Cooney)
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