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Strong Earthquake Hits Solomon Islands for 2nd Day in a Row

An earthquake of 6.9 magnitude struck early Saturday off the coast of the Solomon Islands, one day after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit the same area. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no major tsunami threat, but cautioned that waves up to 3 meters were possible along the coast of the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea. There were no immediate reports of widespread damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake occurred at a depth of 10 kilometers...

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