6.8 magnitude quake strikes Loyalty Islands region – USGS

Published April 1, 2022 4:24am

The quake was at a depth of 10 km (6.21 miles), USGS said. It is the third earthquake over magnitude 6.8 in the region since Thursday.

An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck southeast of the Loyalty Islands on Friday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The quake was at a depth of 10 km (6.21 miles), USGS said. It is the third earthquake over magnitude 6.8 in the region since Thursday.

There was no risk of a tsunami in the region following the temblor, the US tsunami warning system said. — Reuters

SOURCE: https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/world/827027/6-8-magnitude-quake-strikes-loyalty-islands-region-usgs/story/

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