16 Nov 2018

6.6 quake hits off east of Solomon Islands

5:05 pm on 16 November 2018

An magnitude 6.6 earthquake has struck east of Kira Kira in the Solomon Islands.

Recording earthquake information

Photo: 123rf

There was no immediate tsunami threat or reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which hit at a depth of 33 km about 161 km east of the provincial capital.

People in the capital Honiara spoken to by RNZ Pacific said they didn't feel the quake.