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Magnitude 7.6 earthquake strikes eastern Papua New Guinea, tsunami warning issued

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Magnitude 7.6 earthquake strikes eastern Papua New Guinea, tsunami warning issued

Jakarta, Indonesia:

An earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale struck eastern Papua New Guinea on Sunday, triggering a tsunami warning from the US Geological Survey.

The US Geological Survey said the quake occurred at a depth of 61 km (38 miles), about 67 km from the town of Kainanto, warning of a possible tsunami waves 1,000 km from the epicenter.

(This story has not been edited by the NDTV crew and is automatically generated from a shared feed.)

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