July 10, 2015 / 4:38 AM / in 2 years

Earthquake measuring 7.0 strikes off Solomon Islands: USGS

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 struck off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake was also relatively shallow at a depth of about 20 km (12 miles), the USGS said. There was no immediate indication of a tsunami warning being issued, according to the Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Waring Center.

Reporting by Paul Tait; Editing by Michael Perry

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