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Word 2021/03/20 (earthquake?)

After I woke up in the morning around 6:30 I heard these words:

Papua Neuguinea 9

As much as I understand this may relate to an earthquake on the scale on 9.x
Actually I needed to look up where this country actually is…
Though it is an area where they have a lot of earthquakes,
but this one will be beyond as mentioned 9 point something