Tsunami warning in the South Pacific canceled

 The threat of a tsunami that occurred on Wednesday after a series of powerful earthquakes in the Solomon Islands, has been canceled, according to the Honolulu-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC).

At 05.12 MSK near the island of Nendo was recorded earthquake of magnitude 8.0, followed by a series of aftershocks, including a 6.4-magnitude tremors and 6.6.

The earthquake triggered a tsunami in the region. According to the PTWC, Solomon Islands attained wave height of 0.9 meters.

AFP quoting a representative of the hospital in the town of Lata — the provincial capital of Temotu — announced that the island Nendo destroyed several villages. Estimated physician, they can live about 700 people. The number of victims or victims were reported.

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