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Magnitude 7.6 Earthquake Hits Near Solomon Islands

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck near the Solomon Islands, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. A tsunami warning was issued for the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia and surrounding areas, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. The quake was 60 miles south of Kira Kira in the Solomon Islands at a depth of 18 miles, according to USGS.Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc....

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