• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

Earthquake of 6.3-magnitude strikes Solomon Islands in South Pacific


Sydney, Jan 27: A massive earthquake of 6.3-magnitude jolts the Solomon Islands in Australia on Monday, the US Geological Survey said.

The powerful quake reportedly struck just after 4 pm (0500 GMT) at a depth of 17.7 kilometres (11 miles) some 140 kilometres southeast of the Pacific nation's capital Honiara, the USGS added.

Earthquake of 6.3-magnitude strikes Solomon Islands in South Pacific

On Friday, a 6.8 tremor hit with its epicentre in the small lakeside town of Service in Elazig province of Turkey but also affected neighbouring cities and countries. The powerful earthquake here has claimed 31 lives till now.

6.0 magnitude earthquake jolts China's Xinjiang

    NEWS AT NOON JAN 27th, 2020

    Earlier, last week another 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit a remote area of northwest China's Xinjiang region. No casualties were reported there.

    For Daily Alerts
    Get Instant News Updates
    Notification Settings X
    Time Settings
    Clear Notification X
    Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
    Settings X
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more