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6.9 quake hits Solomon Islands

world Updated: Jun 26, 2010 12:18 IST

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An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale hit Solomon Islands on Saturday but there was no reports of casualties.

The quake struck at 1.40 p.m. (0540 GMT) on Saturday, Xinhua reported citing the Hong Kong Observatory. The epicentre was determined to be about 220 km southeast of Honiara in Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean.