Papua new Guinea has happened a quake of magnitude of 7.5. Now authorities warn of a Tsunami, the consequences of which could be felt in a wide Circle.
In the South Pacific in Papua new Guinea shook the earth. The attack occurred just registered a shock of magnitude 7,5. An earthquake of this strength can cause, according to the authority, severe damage over wide areas.
The epicenter was located, according to the Wait around 40 kilometres North-East of the town of Kokopo in the South Pacific in about ten kilometers depth. The earthquake queue associated Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a Tsunami warning. Within a radius of 1000 kilometers of dangerous flood waves.
The epicenter is located in the so-called Pacific ring of fire. Around 90 percent of the world's earthquakes occur. Also volcanic eruptions in the Region are particularly common. It was only in February of 2018, 150 people had arrived in Papua new Guinea, an earthquake of the same strength killed. Hundreds of buildings were destroyed.
Papua new Guinea is located in the so-called Pacific ring of fire. Here particularly a lot of earthquakes occur.