Updated: 04/13/2014 21:14 | By Agence France-Presse

Magnitude 7.7 quake strikes off Solomon Islands

A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 struck off the Solomon Islands Sunday night, hours after a 7.6 tremor, the US Geological Survey said.


Magnitude 7.7 quake strikes off Solomon Islands

A technician from the French National Seismic Survey Institute (RENASS) presents a graph on March 11, 2011 in Strasbourg, eastern France, registering an earthquake - by Frederick Florin

A tsunami warning has been issued for the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

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