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Damage minimal from quake in Papua New Guinea

May. 6, 2019 9:53 PM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A strong earthquake rattled Papua New Guinea early Tuesday but damage appeared to be minimal. The magnitude 7.2 quake hit around 7:20 a.m. about 33 kilometers (21 miles) southeast of Bulolo, in the country's east. It struck at a depth of 127 kilometers (79 miles), U.S. Geological...