5.7-magnitude quake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands: USGS

Beijing, April 19 (IANS): An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 jolted southeast of the Loyalty Islands at 0918 GMT on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 79.5 km, was initially determined to be at 21.93 degrees south latitude and 170.89 degrees east longitude, Xinhua news agency reported.


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