No tsunami threat after quake shakes Solomon Islands
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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No tsunami threat after quake shakes Solomon Islands

  • COURTESY USGS

    This graphic shows where a 6.7 earthquake struck near the Solomon Islands today.

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A magnitude 6.7 earthquake that struck the Solomon Islands this morning poses no tsunami threat to Hawaii island, according to the island’s Civil Defense.

The quake was reported at 8:31 a.m. Hawaii time. But the U.S. Geological Survey reported its magnitude at 6.5.

The USGS said it struck at a depth of about 51 miles and 41 miles northwest of Kirakira in the Solomon Islands.

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