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Strong aftershocks rocked Papua New Guinea’s remote and rugged highlands on Monday, a week after the largest quake to hit the region in almost a century killed at least 31 people.

Three aftershocks stronger than magnitude 5 shook the mountainous Southern Highlands, about 600 km (370 miles) northwest of the capital Port Moresby early on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, including a shallow magnitude 6 quake.

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