Magnitude-6.9 earthquake strikes near Solomon Islands, but no reports of damage or injuries

August 10, 2015 5:09 AM

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HONIARA, Solomon Islands – A magnitude-6.9 earthquake has struck near the Pacific's Solomon Islands, but there were no reports of damage or injuries.

According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake struck Monday afternoon about 214 kilometers (132 miles) west of the capital, Honiara.

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