Siberian branch registers 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Melanesia - Russian Academy of Sciences

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake was registered in Melanesia approximately 12 kilometers from the Togo Island on Thursday, according to the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences' Siberian branch.

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake was registered in Melanesia approximately 12 kilometers from the Togo Island on Thursday, according to the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences' Siberian branch.

The data processed by the Altai-Sayan office of the Geophysical Service showed the epicenter registered at 2:17 p.m. Moscow time having the following coordinates: 13.55 degrees southern latitude, 166.75 degrees eastern longitude.

By intensity of the quakes in the epicenter, the seismic event has been rated as "devastating."

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