Magnitude 6.9 quake strikes off Solomon Islands



Magnitude 6.9 quake strikes off Solomon Islands

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands today, the US Geological Survey said, but a Pacific-wide tsunami warning was not issued.


The shallow quake was at some 186 kilometers southwest of Dadali and 214 km from the capital Honiara.


The Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, which also measured the quake at 6.9, said “a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected.’’—AFP
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