3 Jun 2010

5.8 quake in Papua New Guinea

10:48 am on 3 June 2010

A 5.8-magnitude quake struck Papua New Guinea overnight.

US seismologists says the quake's epicentre was 25 kilometres west of the town of Kandrian on New Britain island at a depth of about 52 kilometres.

The United States Geological Survey says there was no alert from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre in Hawaii.