Magnitude 6.2 aftershock strikes near Solomon Islands: USGS




 
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Magnitude 6.2 aftershock strikes near Solomon Islands: USGS
 
February 7th, 2013  
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Magnitude 6.2 aftershock strikes near Solomon Islands: USGS
SYDNEY (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary 6.2 magnitude struck near the Solomon Islands on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, the latest in a series of aftershocks following a major tremor that sparked a tsunami which killed at least five people. The latest quake was measured 10 km (6 miles) deep, 362 km east southeast of Kira Kira, near the epicentre of the 8.0 magnitude quake that hit on Wednesday. There was no immediate tsunami warning or word of any further damage in the remote region. ...

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