8.0-magnitude quake hits 63km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands

8.0-magnitude quake hits 63km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands
# 08 December 2016 19:52 (UTC +04:00)

An earthquake measuring 8.0 on the Richter scale jolted 63km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands at 17:38:48 GMT on Thursday, APA reports quoting the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter, with a depth of 40.0 km, was initially determined to be at 10.7 degrees south latitude and 161.4 degrees east longitude.

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