Quake of Magitude 6.3 strikes West of Auki

AN undersea earthquake of Magnitude 6.3 has hit approximately 20km West of Auki, Malaita Province.

The tremor occurred at 3:17 pm near latitude 8.7 East, Longitude 160.5 South off the Provincial capital.

However, there is no Tsunami threat to the Solomon Islands, a statement issued by the Solomon Islands Meteorological Service on behalf of the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) said today.

“No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.”