Powerful Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake Strikes Solomon Islands - USGS
02:58 GMT 15.10.2021 (Updated: 04:07 GMT 15.10.2021)
A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck some 155 kilometers from the Solomon Islands town of Buala late Friday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has revealed.
According to the USGS, the earthquake occurred at a depth of approximately 33 kilometers (20.5 miles) deep.
A witness in Honiara - the capital and largest city of the Solomon Islands - testified to the USGS that they felt "shaking for about 10 seconds."
Honiara is about 177 kilometers east of the epicenter.
No casualty or damage reports have been released from impacted areas.