KUMAMOTO, April 17, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on April 17, 2016 shows a landslide after an earthquake in Minami-Aso, Kumamoto prefecture in southwest Japan, on April 17, 2016. A powerful magnitude-7.3 earthquake struck the island of Kyushu in southwest Japan early Saturday just a day after a sizable foreshock hit the region, with the number of fatalities now standing at 41 according to the latest figures on Sunday. (Xinhua/Liu Tian)
KUMAMOTO, April 17, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on April 17, 2016 shows a landslide after an earthquake in Minami-Aso, Kumamoto prefecture in southwest Japan, on April 17, 2016. A powerful magnitude-7.3 earthquake struck the island of Kyushu in southwest Japan early Saturday just a day after a sizable foreshock hit the region, with the number of fatalities now standing at 41 according to the latest figures on Sunday. (Xinhua/Liu Tian)

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 jolted 123 km N of Lae, Papua New Guinea at 20:59:48 GMT on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 136.85 km, was initially determined to be at 5.6076 degrees south latitude and 147.0029 degrees east longitude.

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