6mag quake strikes Solomon Is­lands

Fiji Sun - - Pacific News -

Ho­niara: A mag­ni­tude six earth­quake has struck off the hol­i­day hotspot of the Solomon Is­lands, the US Ge­o­log­i­cal Sur­vey has con­firmed.

The earth­quake hit around 100 miles south­east of the Solomon Is­lands. And the Pa­cific Tsunami Warn­ing Cen­tre said there is no tsunami cur­rently in place.

The is­lands lie in the no­to­ri­ous ring of fire, which is a basin in the Pa­cific ocean known for fiery vol­canic ex­plo­sions and pow­er­ful earth­quakes.

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