6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes near Solomon Islands

Updated: Dec 10, 2016, 11:29 IST | IANS

An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted 78km south west of Kirakira

New York: An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted 78km south west of Kirakira, Solomon Islands on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.

The epicentre, with a depth of 13.99 km, was initially determined to be at 10.9442 degrees south latitude and 161.4025 degrees east longitude, Xinhua reported.

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