Powerful Earthquake Rocks Solomon Islands

Posted by on Friday, January 20, 2017

The usually active Solomon Islands has been hit with another powerful earthquake.

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck the Solomon Islands around 10:00 am local time on Friday.

There was no tsunami threat.

The eastern margin of the Australia plate is one of the most sesimically active areas of the world due to high rates of convergence between the Australia and Pacific plates. 



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