A powerful earthquake shook Papua New Guinea on Thursday. The epicenter was reported below the ground, at 6.6 on the Richter scale.
The quake occurred at a depth of 10 km. Papua New Guinea is prone to frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions like this in the Ring of Fire on the Pacific Ocean floor.
A magnitude 6.6 earthquake shook the region this morning. No damage was reported from the quake.
On October 1, a powerful earthquake shook the capital, Port Moresby, northeast of Papua New Guinea. It is worth noting that this is recorded as 6.1 units on the Richter scale.