Strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake rocks Solomon Islands, no tsunami
A powerful 6.7-magnitude earthquake has struck the Solomon Islands. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center states that there is no tsunami warning.
Throughout 2010, the Solomon Islands has experienced several strong earthquakes ranging from 6.5-magnitude to as high as the mid 7-magnitude range.
On Saturday, the United State Geological Survey
recorded a strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake hitting the Solomon Islands. There have been no reports of any aftershocks and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami warning, reports Radio New Zealand
The earthquake was located 35 miles southwest of Kira Kira, San Cristobal and 1,280 miles northeast of Brisbane, Australia. The quake’s depth was measured at 21.7 miles.
There have been no immediate reports of deaths, injuries or significant damages.