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Papua New Guinea travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on Papua New Guinea. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Papua New Guinea. Port Moresby Travel information

Masssive Earthquake hits region in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 17, 2020 03:13

Minutes ago a 7.3 earthquake shook a region 192 km north of Port Moresby (PNG) in eastern Papua New Guinea. The earthquake is strong enough to cause significant damage and ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Papua region, Indonesia, no tsunami warning issued

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 23, 2019 16:03

Strong Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck Papua region, Indonesia today. So far there have been no reports of casualties or structural damage. No tsunami warning was issued. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 11, 2019 18:50

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands today. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.0 Date-Time • 11 Jul 2019 17:08:38 UTC • 12 Jul 2019 04:08:38 near epicenter ... Read More

No tsunami warning as strong earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea and Indonesia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019 18:11

Strong, magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck Papua New Guinea and Indonesia today. Preliminary Report: Magnitude 6.3 Date-Time • 19 Jun 2019 17:24:49 UTC • 20 Jun 2019 02:24:49 near epicenter Location ... Read More

Huge earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 15:45

Powerful, magnitude 7.5 earthquake has rattled Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands today, U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and a​ tsunami alert ... Read More

Powerful earthquake rocks Papua-New Guinea, no tsunami warning issued so far

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 22:05

Powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck about 20 miles to the northwest of Bulolo, Papua-New Guinea on Monday. Bulolo is located on the eastern end of the island. There have been ... Read More

Air Niugini adds SMS and email notification service for passengers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- November 29, 2018 19:06

Air Niugini customers are now able to receive “Trip reminder” notifications through short message service (SMS) on their mobile phones and also email. Read More

Strong 7.0 quake hits Papua New Guinea

editor editor- October 10, 2018 12:41

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea at 7:00 am local time. It was strong enough to issue a tsunami warning. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said waves less than ... Read More

Another big earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea

editor editor- March 29, 2018 22:25

The US Geological Survey reported that a big 6.9-magnitude earthquake has hit off the coast of the Papua New Guinea island of New Britain. This is the same area that ... Read More

Powerful earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2018 16:46

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit the north-east coast of Papua New Guinea on Saturday. The quake started at a depth of 68 km (40 miles), some 180 kilometers south-west of ... Read More

Powerful earthquake strikes New Ireland, Papua New Guinea

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2018 19:02

Strong earthquake rocked New Ireland, Papua New Guinea today. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.8 Date-Time • 8 Mar 2018 17:39:51 UTC • 9 Mar 2018 03:39:51 near epicenter Location 4.389S ... Read More

Powerful earthquake rattles New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2018 16:25

Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.7 Date-Time • 6 Mar 2018 14:13:09 UTC • 7 Mar 2018 00:13:09 near epicenter Location 6.304S 142.608E Depth 33 km Distances • 130 km (81 ... Read More

New strong earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea today

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2018 16:26

New strong earthquake rocked Papua New Guinea today, one day after 7.5-magnitude quake. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.3 Date-Time • 26 Feb 2018 15:17:58 UTC • 27 Feb 2018 01:17:58 ... Read More

Ministers are finalizing: Flights between Papua New Guinea and Kiribati

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 9, 2018 08:49

The Kiribati Transport Ministerial is currently negotiating direct flights between Papua New Guinea and Kiribati. Negotiations are currently underway at the Gateway Hotel in Port Moresby to have an agreement ... Read More

Role model for aspiring female pilots

editor editor- February 3, 2018 03:09

Captain Beverly Pakii has become the first female pilot in Air Niugini and Papua New Guinea to captain a jet aircraft after attaining her command on Fokker Jet aircraft recently. ... Read More

Tsunami Warning issued for New Caledonia and Vanuatu

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 19, 2017 23:57

A Pacific Tsunami warning in effect for New Caledonia and Vanutu after a 7.0 earthquake earlier. More information pasted below: (more…) Read More

Strong earthquake rocks New Britain, Papua New Guinea

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 25, 2017 23:18

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck New Britain region, Papua New Guinea today. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.0 Date-Time • 25 Sep 2017 20:29:25 UTC • 25 Sep 2017 20:29:25 near epicenter ... Read More

6.7-magnitude earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 13, 2017 15:27

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 rocked some 40km southeast of the town of Taron on the New Ireland Island, Papua New Guinea on Thursday, the US Geological Survey ... Read More