Magnitude 6. 6 quake strikes at sea near Papua New Guinea

(AGI) Sydney, July 4 - A magnitude 6.6 earthquake wasregistered off Papua New Guinea in the Solomon Islands onFriday. The epicentre was located at a depth of around 10km,the U.S. Geological Survey said. No damage to people orproperty was reported. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center didnot issue a tsunami alert, but did notify the local populationthat the islands could be struck by rogue waves. . .

(AGI) Sydney, July 4 - A magnitude 6.6 earthquake wasregistered off Papua New Guinea in the Solomon Islands onFriday. The epicentre was located at a depth of around 10km,the U.S. Geological Survey said. No damage to people orproperty was reported. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center didnot issue a tsunami alert, but did notify the local populationthat the islands could be struck by rogue waves. . .