6.0 Earthquake near Solomon Islands


There was a 6.0 magnitude earthquake 92.8 km southeast of Lata, Solomon Islands.


It happened at 1:03 pm on Tuesday at a depth of 53 km.


The area is located along the Pacific Rim of Fire and is frequented by earthquakes.


An earthquake of that magnitude typically would not generate a tsunami.


There were no immediate reports of damages or casualties from the quake.