No tsunami after 4.9 quake

THE Solomon Islands Meteorological Service yesterday issued a no tsunami threat statement after a magnitude 4.9 earthquake in Makira Ulawa Province.

The statement was issued at 6am after the 5.20am earthquake.

It was located 35km south-southwest of Kirakira on Makira island.

SIMS said there was no tsunami threat to the Solomon Islands following that earthquake.

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