Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes Solomon Islands

phys.org | 7/18/2015 | Staff
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Map locating Solomon islands, rattled by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake on Monday.

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit the Solomon Islands on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued.

Struck - Pm - GMT - Depth - Kilometres

The powerful quake struck just after 4 pm (0500 GMT) at a depth of 17.7 kilometres (11 miles) some 140 kilometres (90 miles) southeast of the Pacific nation's capital Honiara, the USGS added.

The Solomon Islands Met Service said there was no tsunami threat from the undersea...
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