Tremors felt at Papua New Guinea


Port Moresby: A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea in the early hours of Sunday, US geologists said, but there were no warnings it had triggered a tsunami.

The quake hit around 58 kilometres (36 miles) southwest of Taron, Papua New Guinea at a depth of 50 kilometres at around 1930 GMT (Saturday), the US Geological Survey said on its website. There were no initial reports of damage.

The Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center had no tsunami warning on its website.