the Earthquake occurred on Tuesday afternoon following a 45 kilometers northeast of Madang in the north-eastern part of Papua New Guinea.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey was a magnitude of 7.5. The quake occurred at 10 km depth.
the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center writes on its website that the preliminary magnitude was 7.7, and that it initially was a risk of a tsunami. Later announced that it was not in any immediate danger.