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7.1-magnitude quake jolts southeast of Loyalty Islands

7.1-magnitude quake jolts southeast of Loyalty Islands

Sydney, May 20 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 jolted southeast of the Loyalty Islands at 01:51 GMT on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.
According to the latest update from the USGS, the epicenter, with a depth of 36 km, was determined to be at 23.062 degrees south latitude and 170.456 degrees east longitude.
The U.S. Tsunami Warning System said that the earthquake is with a magnitude of 7.4, and tsunami waves are forecast to be less than 0.3 meters above the tide level for the coasts of Fiji, Kiribati, Vanuatu and Wallis and Futuna.

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