Magnitude 6.6 Quake Strikes Off Solomon Islands-USGS

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Reuters
An earthquake with a preliminary 6.6 magnitude struck 256 miles (412 km) east of the Solomon Islands on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, the latest aftershock following a tremor that caused a tsunami which killed at least five people.

An earthquake with a preliminary 6.6 magnitude struck 256 miles (412 km) east of the Solomon Islands on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, the latest aftershock following a tremor that caused a tsunami which killed at least five people.

The quake was 6.2 miles (10 km) deep and located southeast of Kira Kira. There was no immediate tsunami warning.