Earthquake strikes in Solomon islands

18 November 2015
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An earthquake with magnitude of 7.o struck near the Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean , according to the U.S. Geological survey. The USGS later downgraded the quake to magnitude of 6.8.

The earthquake struck at 6:31 p.m. local time near the island of Santa Isabel.

The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration said there was no tsunami threat.

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