Monday, April 14, 2014

7.6 Mag. Quake in Solomon Islands; Tsunami Warnings Issued

Brandon Turbeville and Heather Callaghan
Activist Post

The pacific tsunami warning center has just issued a tsunami warning for the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and Vanuata after a 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck the Solomon Islands earlier today.

The earthquake took place around 7:15am local time and the epicenter was located about 62 miles southeast of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. The depth of the earthquake was estimated to be approximately 18.2 miles.