6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes near Solomon Islands

Solomon Is July 4
July 5, 2013SOLOMON ISLANDS A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there was no immediate tsunami warning issued. The tremor, at a depth of 72 kilometers (45 miles), hit at 4.16am local time (17:16 GMT Thursday) 81km south of the town of Panguna in Papua New Guinea. The USGS issued a “green alert,” to say there was a low likelihood of casualties and damage. In February the remote town of Lata was hit by a devastating tsunami after an 8.0-magnitude earthquake. The tsunami left at least 10 people dead, destroyed hundreds of homes and left thousands of people homeless.  The Solomons are part of the “Ring of Fire,” a zone of tectonic activity around the Pacific that is subject to frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. –Times of India
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5 Responses to 6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes near Solomon Islands

  1. Grumpy and Fed up says:

    Have you seen the 4th Horseman has shown itself in Egypt. Caught on camera. I won’t give you links, best you search and see yourself without any help.
    The pre-tribulation has started to save some from the coming events.
    God bless.


  2. Irene C says:

    There’s a lot of activity going on out there. Buckle up.


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