22 Mar 2012

No damage from 6.7 PNG quake: disaster authorities

11:47 am on 22 March 2012

Disaster authorities in Papua New Guinea say there have been no reports of damage from a 6.7 magnitude earthquake inland of the second biggest city Lae at 6.15am local time.

The quake was centred at a depth of 145 kilometres near Goroka in Eastern Highlands Province.

No tsunami warning was generated.