Another strong earthquake has been felt in Solomon Islands.
Our correspondent in Honiara says a tsunami alert has been issued for Makira Province
The jolt was short and sharp and caused people to run out of their homes and offices and some to run for higher ground.
The United States Geological Survey recorded a magnitude 5.3 quake 41 kilometres south south west of Honiara at 02:24 UTC.
Solomon Islands was hit by a series of strong earthquakes and aftershocks last month as it recovered from devastating floods.