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Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 strikes south of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea – USGS

Feb 9 (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 has struck 122 km (75 miles) south of Kokopo in Papua New Guinea, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said on Sunday.

The quake was at a depth of about 31.3 km, according https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us70007lwy/executive to the USGS. (Reporting by Mekhla Raina in Bengaluru; editing by Christian Schmollinger)