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URGENT - 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolts Solomon Islands: USGS

Sydney - A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck the Solomon Islands on Friday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

The tremor, at a depth of 63 kilometres (39 miles), hit at 10.40 pm (1140 GMT), some 30 kilometres west of the city of Kirakira.




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