Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Strikes Off Papua New Guinea

03/15/2015 11:25 pm ET | Updated May 15, 2015

SINGAPORE, March 16 (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck off the Papua New Guinea island of New Britain on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The quake struck 6 miles (9 km), northwest of the town of Rabaul, on the northeast tip of New Britain island, it said. There were no immediate reports of any damage or casualties. (Writing by Robert Birsel; Editing by Michael Perry)

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