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Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes off Papua New Guinea

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A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 struck off Papua New Guinea late Saturday night, the US Geological Survey said.

A tsunami warning has been issued for Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140419/magnitude-75-quake-strikes-papua-new-guinea