Earthquake, tremor, quake
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An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck Papua New Guinea on Friday, according to the US Geological Survey. Preliminary information from the USGS states that the tremor struck 151km east-south-east of Kokopo, capital of East New Britain Province.

According to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said, the quake was at a depth of 100 km (62.14 miles).

There were no immediate reports of a tsunami or damage.