(SOURCE) According to the U.S. Geological Survey an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3 struck 24 km WSW of Medford Oklahoma on Monday night.
SYDNEY: A moderate 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea early Tuesday, US seismologists said.
The quake struck at 9 am local time (2300 GMT) at a depth of 10 kilometres (6.2 miles) 70 kilometres southwest of the nearest city of Ialibu, the United States geological survey said.
Earthquakes are common in PNG, which sits on the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, a hotspot for seismic activity due to friction between tectonic plates.
(Reuters) – A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit southwest of Juan Rodriguez Clara, in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz on Tuesday at a depth of 95 km (60 miles), the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or major damages.
The quake was felt in Mexico City, Reuters witnesses said, where it rattled doors and light fixtures.