posted on Mar, 22 2012 @ 02:40 AM
Just spotted that New Guinea had a 6.6,
Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 08:15:05 AM at epicenter
Location 6.244°S, 145.959°E
Depth 105.9 km (65.8 miles)
NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
6.7-magnitude quake hits PNG
Updated: 17:28, Thursday March 22, 2012
A 6.7-magnitude earthquake has struck Papua New Guinea, the US Geological Survey reports.
Seismologists said that while the Quake on Thursday was widely felt, it was too deep to cause much damage.
The quake hit some 62 kilometres from the Eastern Highlands provincial capital Goroka and 324km from the national capital Port Moresby at a depth of
'At over 100km deep it would not have caused any damage. No big dramas,' said GeoScience duty seismologist Dan Jack.
'It was felt in Port Moresby, but just a rumble.'
edit on 22-3-2012 by DillTheDog because: news update