24 Apr 2013

6.4 quake strikes off PNG town of Rabaul

12:48 pm on 24 April 2013

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake has struck Papua New Guinea, but no tsunami warning has been issued.

The US Geological Survey says the quake hit about 30 kilometres north of Rabaul and its centre was 18 kilometres deep.

There are no reports of damage.