A mag 6.3 has rocked the Solomon Islands this morning, according to USGS. The powerful shallow quake struck 5-o-clock this morning (UTC) at a depth of 18 km (shallow quakes are more powerful than deep quakes). USGS has issued a "Green" alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses. There is a low likelihood of casualties and damage. Today's quake is the 12th major quake (magnitude 6 or higher) of January 2020.
Major Quakes 2020
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