A massive 8.0 quake strikes off Solomon Islands’ coast just a couple of hours after a mag 6.5 struck off the North Californian coast and is the third major quake in just two days.
The BBC is reporting Warning of "widespread, hazardous" tsunami waves after huge earthquake off Solomon Islands
The major quakes could be due to the fact a massive coronal hole on our Sun has turned to face the Earth. Coronal holes are considered by many experts to be the primary factor for causing large earthquakes so keeps your eyes open and your ears peeled.
The quake was measured at 8.0 at a depth of nearly 50 km and a tsunami warning has been issued.
It is the 6th major quake of December and the 130th of 2016.