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Powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake strikes off the Solomon Islands, local tsunami alert issued

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A tsunami alert for coastal areas near the Solomon Islands has been issued after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit the region.

The tremor struck around 75km west-north-west of the city of Lata at around 12:27pm today (AEST) at a shallow depth of 10km.

There is no word yet on damage or injuries.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre issued the warning for a 300km-radius from the epicentre.

The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre said there was no immediate tsunami threat to Australia.

This is a breaking news article. More information will be added as it comes to hand. 



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MagnitudeMw 7.2
Date time2015-07-18 02:27:31.9 UTC
Location10.38 S ; 165.19 E
Depth2 km
Distances584 km E of Honiara, Solomon Islands / pop: 56,298 / local time: 13:27:31.9 2015-07-18
358 km E of Kirakira, Solomon Islands / pop: 1,122 / local time: 13:27:31.9 2015-07-18

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