The US-earthquakes waiting to the strength of the earthquake Papua new Guinea 7.5. The Geoforschungszentrum Potsdam, numbered 7.6. The shocks occurred about 45 kilometers North-East of the city of Kokopo. The center was located approximately ten kilometres in depth.
The weather Agency Noaa warned of a possible Tsunami for Papua new Guinea and the nearby Solomon Islands. According to the Noaa hazardous Tsunami waves within a radius of a thousand kilometers, in consequence of the earthquake, especially along the coasts of the Islands.
new Guinea, the Solomon Islands and numerous other Islands in the Region lie on the so-called Pacific ring of fire, where about 90 percent of all earthquakes occur in the world. The geologically most active Zone in the world pulls a horseshoe-shaped, nearly 40'000 miles of the largest ocean of the earth. (fal/sda)
Created: 14.05.2019, 16:11 PM