Saturday 23 May 2015

6.9 earthquake off Solomon Islands

Magnitude 6.9 quake off Solomon Islands
-and in Nevada and the UK
A 6.9 magnitude earthquake has just hit off the Solomon Islands.

The US Geological Survey said the quake hit at about 9.45am, and was 33km deep.

23 May, 2015

Preliminary data said the quake was centred near the Santa Cruz Islands, about 460 kilometres east of Honiara, and was 33 kilometres deep. It hit at about 9.45am (NZST).

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said, based on all available data, it was not issuing a warning at this stage

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