An extensive tremor has struck the center of Papua New Guinea. The U.S. Topographical Survey says the greatness 7.5 shudder hit around 89 kilometers (55 miles) southwest of Porgera early Monday in the Pacific island country. Topographical Survey geophysicist Paul Caruso says the earthquake, which had a profundity of 35 kilometers (22 miles), happened in a provincial, wilderness region close to a mountain extend.
It wasn’t instantly clear if there was harm. The Geological Survey site had 19 reports of individuals feeling the shudder, including some persons saying the shaking was vicious. No foreseen tsunami danger is noticed yet.