7.7-magnitude quake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands — USGS

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 jolted southeast of the Loyalty Islands at 02:57 GMT on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 23.242 degrees south latitude and 170.655 degrees east longitude. ■

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