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Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes Buala, Solomon Islands

HONIARA, 15th October, 2021 (WAM/Reuters) -- A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck off the coast of Buala, Solomon Islands on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The quake was at a depth of 33 km (20.51 miles), and was about 155 km west-southwest of Buala, the USGS said.

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