USGS: Magnitude 6.6 quake off Solomon Islands, no tsunami

January 9, 2012 06:29

SINGAPORE - A 6.6 magnitude earthquake was recorded 220 miles east of Kira Kira in the Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean on Monday at 0407 GMT, the US Geological Survey reported.

The Hawaii-based US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no destructive tsunami generated. The quake was first reported at magnitude 6.7.

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