7.7 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE CREATES TSUNAMI IN PAPAU NEW GUINEA AND PACIFIC OCEAN

BREAKING WEATHER NEWS-

A LARGE MAGNITUDE 7.7 EARTHQUAKE ON THE RICHTER SCALE HAS OCCURRED OFF THE COAST OF PAPAU NEW GUINEA IN THE SOUTH WESTERN PACIFIC.

There is the threat for up to a three meter high wave in Papua New Guinea with the significantly smaller threat of a much smaller wave impacting Guam and Hawaii (less than a meter)  PLEASE, if you happen to be somewhere in the Pacific Ocean Region, please refer to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center for emergency information.

Damage across low lying areas in Papua New Guinea can be expected, the amount of damage in the lower lying areas is currently unknown along with the death toll.

Weather 360 will update you on this tomorrow when more information becomes available.

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