Strong quake rattles Solomon Islands

Honiara (AFP) Nov 22, 2022

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the Solomon Islands on Tuesday, swaying buildings, hurling items off shelves and briefly knocking out power in parts of the capital Honiara.

There were no reports of serious injuries or major structural damage.

“This was a big one,” Joy Nisha, a receptionist with the Heritage Park Hotel in the capital, told AFP.

“Some of the things in the hotel fell.

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