HONG KONG, March 4 (Xinhua) — An earthquake of 5.9 magnitude jolted 43 km east of Madang, Papua New Guinea on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 5.2349 degrees south latitude and 146.188 degrees east longitude.

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