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.