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An advisory from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said that widespread tsunami waves were "possible" following the quake.
The US Geological Survey, which said the earthquake struck at a depth of 167 kilometers (103 miles), downgraded the quake from its initial measurement of magnitude 8.
There are no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
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A tsunami warning canceled for Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has said
An earthquake with a magnitude 7.8 has been recorded off Papua New Guinea, the US Geological Survey said.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has said a tsunami warning was in effect for Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands after the earlier earthquake.
The quake, at a depth of 10 km (6 miles), hit 68 km southwest of Panguna.
A magnitude 6.7 earthquake has struck off Papua New Guinea's north coast city of Lae, the United States Geological Survey said.
The quake, about 150 km (95 miles) east of Lae, was initially recorded at a depth of about 20 km, although that figure was later revised to 87 km.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said there was no Pacific-wide tsunami threat.