Big quake hit Solomon Islands

  • 11/01/2017
solomon islands earthquake
The quake struck at 2:30am local time (USGS)

The Solomon Islands have been jolted by a large quake on Wednesday morning.

The 6.4 magnitude tremor struck just after 4:30 New Zealand time.

It was centred 108 kilometres northwest of Kirakira, at a depth of 46km.

No tsunami warning has been issued.