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Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel

Papua New Guinea: 7.5 magnitude earthquake

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 has struck 45km North East of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea, the earthquake was also felt in Solomon Islands. New Zealanders are advised to monitor advice from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center for any associated tsunami warning information.


If you are in the affected area or areas potentially affected by the earthquake you should follow the advice of the local authorities and monitor local media for any developments. Please also keep your family back in New Zealand informed of your well-being.


If you require consular assistance please contact the New Zealand High Commission in Port Moresby on +675 325 9444 or at or the New Zealand High Commission in Honiara on +677 21 502 or at

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