6.6 earthquake in the Solomon Island


MOSCOW, March 7 — RIA Novosti. Tremors of magnitude 6.6 recorded on Monday in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the Solomon Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The epicenter of the earthquake that struck at 00.09 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 03.09 MSK), was located 133 kilometers south-east of Honiara — the capital of the Solomon Islands. The earthquake lies at a depth of 30.8 kilometers.

No casualties or damage were reported. The threat of a tsunami is also not been reported.

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