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Strong quake rattles Papua New Guinea, tsunami possible Map of Kokopo Papua New Guinea  7.5-magnitude quake struck Tuesday in northeastern Papua New Guinea. The earthquake was 10 kilometers (6 miles) deep Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after earthquake Map of Kokopo Papua New Guinea  A 7.7 earthquake struck near the South Pacific nation, prompting officials to warn that hazardous tsunami could affect some coastlines Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea Map of Mount Tavurvur New Britain Papua New Guinea  The eruption of Mount Tavurvur on the island of New Britain is spurting ash tens of thousands of feet into the sky Strong earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea Map of Panguna Papua New Guinea  a tsunami warning was in effect. The 7.5 earthquake that struck late Saturday was located 75 kilometers southwest of the town of Panguna Strong quake hits Papua New Guinea Map of Aitape Papua New Guinea  A strong 6.8 earthquake has struck Papua New Guinea's northern coast, causing residents who feared a tsunami to seek higher ground Deadly bus crash in Papua New Guinea Map of Western Highlands Papua New Guinea  A crash has left at least 24 people dead. The bus was said to have fallen off a cliff and plunged over 50m into a river bed   Shift to recovery mode in ferry sinking  It may be time to shift from rescue to recovery mode in their search for 98 people who remain unaccounted for in last week's ferry sinking Four bodies found after ferry sinking   Rescuers scanning the waters off the east coast of Papua New Guinea after a ferry sank found four bodies Fears grow for PNG ferry missing Map of Lae Papua New Guinea
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2018-03-29 Strong tremor off New Britain island Rabaul, New Britain, Papua New Guinea
C. 2017-11-16 Famed explorer missing for weeks in dangerous jungle spotted Porgera, Papua New Guinea
3. 2015-05-04 Strong quake rattles Papua New Guinea, tsunami possible Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
4. 2015-03-29 Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after earthquake Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
F. 2014-08-29 Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea Mount Tavurvur, New Britain, Papua New Guinea
6. 2014-04-19 Strong earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea Panguna, Papua New Guinea
7. 2013-04-16 Strong quake hits Papua New Guinea Aitape, Papua New Guinea
I. 2013-04-03 Deadly bus crash in Papua New Guinea Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea
J. 2012-02-05 Shift to recovery mode in ferry sinking Papua New Guinea

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  Famed explorer missing for weeks in dangerous jungle spotted Map of Porgera Papua New Guinea
  Strong tremor off New Britain island Map of Rabaul New Britain Papua New Guinea
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  A strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake has struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea's New Britain island, the US Geological Survey (USGS) says


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Nov.16  
  Benedict Allen, 57, who went missing while attempting to film a documentary about a remote tribe in Papua New Guinea has been spotted near an airstrip



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  Ships and helicopters are continuing to search for more than 100 people missing after a ferry sank off Papua New Guinea's north coast
  More than 200 rescued after ferry sinks Map of Cape Fortification Papua New Guinea
  The Australian authorities have been helping Papua New Guinea with rescue efforts after the ship, the MV Rabaul Queen, sank off Cape Fortification


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Oct.14   Quake shakes Papua New Guinea   A magnitude 6.7 earthquake rattled Papua New Guinea early Friday afternoon about 200 miles north-northeast of Port Moresby

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Jul.18   Tsunami warning after Pacific quake
Map of Kandrian Papua New Guinea
  Two earthquakes with magnitudes of 6.9 and 7.3, struck in the New Britain Region of Papua New Guinea in the southwestern Pacific ocean
Apr.17   6.3-magnitude quake strikes   The quake struck at 9:15 a.m. The epicenter was 30 kilometers east of Lae, and 300 km north of the capital, Port Moresby

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Aug.28 AIDS patients 'buried alive' probe  Officials are investigating claims by a woman that people with AIDS were buried alive by their relatives when they became too sick to care f...

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Dec.11   Powerful earthquake  The quake had an initial magnitude of 6.8 and struck at 12:20 a.m. in the New Britain region Sep.9   Major earthquake  7.3 earthquake struck the New Ireland region

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Sep.8   Strong quake  Earthquake centered off the coast may have left at least two people dead and caused widespread damage

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Nov.17   Massive earthquake 7.0  3rd major quake in recent days



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Mar.29
  A strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake has struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea's New Britain island, the US Geological Survey (USGS) says
2015 May.4 Strong quake rattles Papua New Guinea, tsunami possible
Map of Kokopo Papua New Guinea  7.5-magnitude quake struck Tuesday in northeastern Papua New Guinea. The earthquake was 10 kilometers (6 miles) deep Mar.29 Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after earthquake
Map of Kokopo Papua New Guinea  A 7.7 earthquake struck near the South Pacific nation, prompting officials to warn that hazardous tsunami could affect some coastlines 2014 Apr.19 Strong earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea Map of Panguna Papua New Guinea  a tsunami warning was in effect. The 7.5 earthquake that struck late Saturday was located 75 kilometers southwest of the town of Panguna 2013 Apr.16 Strong quake hits Papua New Guinea Map of Aitape Papua New Guinea  A strong 6.8 earthquake has struck Papua New Guinea's northern coast, causing residents who feared a tsunami to seek higher ground 2011 Oct.14 Quake shakes Papua New Guinea   A magnitude 6.7 earthquake rattled Papua New Guinea early Friday afternoon about 200 miles north-northeast of Port Moresby 2010 Jul.18 Tsunami warning after Pacific quake Map of Kandrian Papua New Guinea
  Two earthquakes with magnitudes of 6.9 and 7.3, struck in the New Britain Region of Papua New Guinea in the southwestern Pacific ocean
Apr.17 6.3-magnitude quake strikes   The quake struck at 9:15 a.m. The epicenter was 30 kilometers east of Lae, and 300 km north of the capital, Port Moresby 2005 Dec.11 Powerful earthquake  The quake had an initial magnitude of 6.8 and struck at 12:20 a.m. in the New Britain region Sep.9 Major earthquake  7.3 earthquake struck the New Ireland region 2002 Sep.8 Strong quake  Earthquake centered off the coast may have left at least two people dead and caused widespread damage 2000 Nov.17 Massive earthquake 7.0  3rd major quake in recent days



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2013 Apr.3 Deadly bus crash in Papua New Guinea Map of Western Highlands Papua New Guinea  A crash has left at least 24 people dead. The bus was said to have fallen off a cliff and plunged over 50m into a river bed



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2017 Nov.16   Famed explorer missing for weeks in dangerous jungle spotted
Map of Porgera Papua New Guinea
  Benedict Allen, 57, who went missing while attempting to film a documentary about a remote tribe in Papua New Guinea has been spotted near an airstrip




Papua New Guinea, Disasters Sea Disaster Timeline ... See World Sea Disaster timeline Top ^
2012 Feb.5   Shift to recovery mode in ferry sinking  It may be time to shift from rescue to recovery mode in their search for 98 people who remain unaccounted for in last week's ferry sinking Feb.4 Four bodies found after ferry sinking   Rescuers scanning the waters off the east coast of Papua New Guinea after a ferry sank found four bodies Feb.2 Fears grow for PNG ferry missing
Map of Lae Papua New Guinea
  Ships and helicopters are continuing to search for more than 100 people missing after a ferry sank off Papua New Guinea's north coast
Feb.2   More than 200 rescued after ferry sinks Map of Cape Fortification Papua New Guinea
  The Australian authorities have been helping Papua New Guinea with rescue efforts after the ship, the MV Rabaul Queen, sank off Cape Fortification




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2014 Aug.29 Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea Map of Mount Tavurvur New Britain Papua New Guinea  The eruption of Mount Tavurvur on the island of New Britain is spurting ash tens of thousands of feet into the sky



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2007 Aug.28 AIDS patients 'buried alive' probe  Officials are investigating claims by a woman that people with AIDS were buried alive by their relatives when they became too sick to care f...