6mag quake strikes Solomon Islands
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.