Earthquake measuring 6.6 magnitude strikes east of Solomon Islands-USGS

by Reuters
Friday, 16 November 2018 03:40 GMT

SYDNEY, Nov 16 (Reuters) - An earthquake measuring 6.6 magnitude struck east of the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake, at a depth of 33 km (20 miles), was centred 161 kms (100 miles) east of Kira Kira in the Solomon Islands.

(Reporting by Michael Perry)

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