Mary Anna (10
"Solomon Islands hit
by 6.6 magnitude earthquake"
A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake has struck the Santa Cruz
Islands, part of the Pacific's Solomons group, the USGS said,
but there was no threat of a widespread tsunami, according to
The quake hit at a depth of 23 miles at about 3:00pm local time
(4.00am GMT) some 220 miles east of Kirakira, the main city of
the Solomons' major island, Makira.