Magnitude 7 quake strikes Solomon Islands, no tsunami expected




 
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Magnitude 7 quake strikes Solomon Islands, no tsunami expected
 
November 18th, 2015  
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Magnitude 7 quake strikes Solomon Islands, no tsunami expected
LONDON (Reuters) - A magnitude 7.0 quake struck around 80 km from Dadali in the Pacific Solomon Islands early on Thursday, local time, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The USGS located the quake at a depth of 10 km. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said that "based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected, and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii". (Writing by Kevin Liffey; Editing by Gareth Jones)

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