No Tsunami threat to Solomons after quake

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Map of New Georgia Group of Islands, Western Province.

An undersea earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred at 10:40am this morning near Latitude 7.4degrees South, Longitude 156.2 Degrees East, approximately 39.4km kilometres NW of Vella Lavella Island, Western Province.

However, following the tremor, the Solomon Islands Meteorological Service at 11:04am this morning Friday 15th December 2017 says there is no tsunami threat to the Solomon Islands.