Tsunami after the earthquake of 8th grade in the Solomon Islands?
Earthquake of 8th degree of Solomon Islands has caused casualties and damage in villages in the Solomon Islands.
Television showed horrific footage like horror from Japan.
Tsunami with a height of about 1 m is swept off the Solomon Islands. The quake was at a depth of 28.7 kilometers, its epicenter 81 km west of rules, and 581 kilometers from the capital Honiara in the Solomon Islands and has occurred in 12.12 hours local time 01.12 UTC. The epicenter of the quake was located 340 kilometers east of Kira Kira in the Solomon Islands.
That was followed by several quake of magnitude 5.6 and 6.6.
Quotes local police reported that several villages were destroyed by the earthquake.
Pacific Center for Tsunami warnings: warning tsunami triggered by a powerful earthquake measuring 8.0 on the Richter scale near the Solomon Islands is expected destructive near the epicenter, and serious threat to more distant coasts.
Issued a tsunami warning for the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Tuvalu, New Caledonia, Fiji, Futuna.
Solomon Islands hit by tsunami after an earthquake of magnitude 8.1 in 2007. Then killed at least 50 people, dozens missing, 13 villages were destroyed.
Tsunami warning was canceled after 05 00 UTC.