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Solomon Islands hit by 7.6-magnitude earthquake

A 7.6-magnitude earthquake has hit near the Solomon Islands, but there have been no reports of major damage or casualties.

The undersea quake was registered at a depth of 18 miles, 60 miles south-east of Kira Kira.

The Solomon Islands suffered severe flash floods in recent weeks

The Solomon Islands suffered severe flash floods in recent weeks

A tsunami warning issued for the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and New Caledonia was later cancelled.

The Solomon Islands suffered severe flash floods just over a week ago in which at least 16 people died.

Strong waves were reported after the earthquake struck at 07:14 on Sunday.

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