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Earthquakes rattle Indonesia, Russia, Papua New Guinea

Indonesia, Russia and Papua New Guinea woke up to strong earthquakes on Thursday morning, which measured 6.3, 6.7 and 7.0 on the Richter scale, respectively.PAPUA NEW GUINEA:An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale hit the northeastern New Britain Island of Papua New Guinea on late Wednesday. Strong tremors were also felt in Indonesia due to this earthquake, which also triggered a tsunami warning in Bali, according to Sputnik.The United States Geological Survey (USGS) later stated that three more earthquakes measuring 5.7, 5.9 and 6.2 on the Richter scale struck Papua New Guinea following the 7.0 quake that hit the Pacific island nation. No casualties or damages have been reported as yet.INDONESIA:At least three people were crushed to death by due to collapsing of buildings in Indonesia, following a 6.3 magnitude earthquake jolted East Java, according to Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the Head of Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB).Nugroho further stated that ...

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