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Solomon Islands rocked by 6.8 earthquake

Solomon Islands rocked by 6.8 earthquake

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the Solomon Islands today west of Solomon Islands today, around 71 kilometers away from Kirakira, capital of Makira-Ulawa Province.

There have been no reports of injuries or damages yet, and no tsunami warning was issued.

The quake occurred at 23:04:21 UTC at a depth of 33 kilometers.

Distances:

• 71 km (44 mi) W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands
• 177 km (109 mi) SE of Honiara, Solomon Islands
• 780 km (483 mi) SE of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
• 858 km (531 mi) NW of Luganville, Vanuatu
• 1115 km (691 mi) NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu

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