Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake Hit SE of the Loyalty Islands

- Time: 2024-04-19 at 09:18:00 UTC
            2024-04-19 at 20:18:00 GMT-11
- Location: -21.93° LAT, 170.89° LON
- Magnitude: Mww5.7
- Depth: 79 km
- Provider: USGS

Picture 1: Location of the magnitude 5.7 earthquake SE of the Loyalty Islands.

According to Quantectum’s automatic alert field estimation, the earthquake occurred within a region of INCREASED (yellow alert) and HIGH (orange alert) seismic hazard exposure, linked to the presence of increased tectonic tractions and local tectonic instabilities.

Picture 2: Quantectum’s automatic alert field estimation for the region of the Loyalty Islands.

There have been no reports of damage, injuries, or casualties as a result of the earthquake so far. 


* The exact information about the magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the earthquake might  be revised within the next few hours as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other data providers issue their reports. 
** The information provided is a product of Quantectum's own system, please tag Quantectum when sharing it. For more detailed information, contact us by email. 



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