6.4 and 6.0 earthquakes strike near Japan and Solomon Islands

February 14, 2012 – SOLOMON ISLANDS The Alaska Tsunami Warning Center reports a strong earthquake has occurred near the Solomon Islands, but there is no risk of a tsunami on the West Coast. The earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.4. It occurred Tuesday at 12:20 a.m. PST, about 46 miles west of Kira Kira, Solomon Islands. The warning center at Palmer, Alaska, says that based on historic tsunami records and on the quake’s magnitude and location, a damaging tsunami is not expected in Alaska or anywhere along the West Coast. No warning, watch or advisory is in effect. A 6.0 magnitude earthquake also struck Honshu, Japan. –The Republic
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