Thursday, July 20, 2006

Karai Volcano (Papua New Guinea)

A large shallow earthquake (mag 6.2) has hit 30 km west of Karai volcano in Papua New Guinea on Wednesday 19 July at 9:48 pm (local time). This was followed 6 hours later by a magnitude 5.7 earthquake north west of the volcano. West New Britain Province east of Kimbe has been subjected to high seismicity since the first recorded eruption of Karai volcano ten days ago.
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