USGS: Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes off Solomon Islands

By REUTERS
February 6, 2013 02:30

SYDNEY - An earthquake measuring 6.3 magnitude struck southeast of the Solomon Islands on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The shallow quake was only 15 km (nine miles) deep and the epicenter was 330 km east-southeast of Kira Kira in the Solomon Islands.

There was no immediate tsunami warning issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii.


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