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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

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.


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