Authorities still looking for damage reports from Bougainville | Pacific Beat

Authorities still looking for damage reports from Bougainville

Authorities still looking for damage reports from Bougainville

Updated 21 April 2014, 17:02 AEST

A small tsunami was generated after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit off the south west coast of Bougainville Papua New Guinea late on Saturday.

Assistant Director of the Geophysical Observatory in Port Moresby Chris McKee says saturdays event happened in a similar location to the 7.1 quake that occurred on the 11th April. But he says unlike last time they haven't been able to establish if there's been any more damage.

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Assistant Director of the Geophysical Observatory in Port Moresby Chris McKee

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