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تسربت 7.6 ضرب زلزال قوته حيث لا يزال التأثير غير واضح

AN earthquake has struck Papua New Guinea in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The magnitude 7.6 earthquake hit the Eastern New Guinea region sparking chaos among panicked residents.

A tsunami warning is no longer in effect

A tsunami warning is no longer in effectالإئتمان: هيئة المسح الجيولوجي الأمريكية

The earthquake was approximately 50 miles deep according to the US Geological Survey,

It prompted the US Tsunami Warning System to issue a tsunami warning.

ومع ذلك, the warning is no longer in effect.

الولايات المتحدة. National Tsunami Warning Center غرد: “Tsunami Info Stmt: M7.7 Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. 1647PDT Sep 10: Tsunami NOT expected; الذي - التي, OR, WA, قبل الميلاد, and AK.

The quake reportedly damaged property and triggered panic among residents in the area.

ومع ذلك, no property damage has been officially confirmed and no casualties have been reported, رويترز التقارير.

According to the US Tsunami Warning System, minor sea level fluctuations may occur in some coastal areas near the earthquake during the hours after the quake struck, at 9.46am local time

One local in Madang, close to the epicenter of the quake told AFP the tremors werevery strong.

Everything was like sitting on a sea,” Hivi Apokore said.

One the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre‘s website, one witness, located about 50miles from the epicenter, described the tremors as the mostmassive earthquakethey’ve ever felt in Lae City, noting it wasthe first of its kind.

قال آخر: “Never felt anything like this in this place before.