Port Moresby, Nov 26: A 5.4 magnitude earthquake hit west of the Bougainville island of Papua New Guinea, the data of the United States Geological Survey showed.
The agency said it registered the quake 74 kilometers (46 miles) to the west of the city of Panguna of the island, at 4pm on Monday. The epicenter was located at the depth of 49.6 kilometers, says a Sputnik news report.
There have been no reports about casualties or damage caused by the quake. UNI