Sydney, February 7 According to the Earthquake Information Network of the United States Geological Survey, a magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred in the waters near Lorengao, Papua New Guinea on the 7th.
At present, no casualties and property losses have been reported.
The earthquake occurred at 15:45 p.m. local time on the 7th (13:45 Beijing time on the 7th).
The epicenter was located in the Bismarck Sea about 193 kilometers southwest of Lorengao in Baxin, with a focal depth of 10 kilometers.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has not issued a tsunami warning for the earthquake.
Papua New Guinea is located at the junction of the continental plate, located in the Pacific Rim Volcanic Belt, and earthquakes occur frequently.