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Fri Feb 8, 2013, 07:04 AM

Magnitude 7.1 quake off Solomons, no reports of damage

Source: Reuters

An earthquake with a preliminary 7.1 magnitude struck 270 miles east of Kira Kira on the Solomon Islands on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate tsunami warnings or reports of damage.

An 8.0 magnitude earthquake set off a tsunami that killed at least five people in a remote part of the Solomon Islands on Wednesday and triggered evacuations across the South Pacific. There have been numerous aftershocks.

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/08/us-solomons-quake-idUSBRE9170EA20130208



USGS event page: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000f3x8

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bananas Feb 2013 OP
Berlum Feb 2013 #1
Buzz Clik Feb 2013 #2
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Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 07:17 AM

1. A whole lota shaking goin on

in that neighborhood of our planet...

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 03:37 PM

2. More news: A speeding car ran a red light at a major intersection.

However, it was late, and no one else was on the street. No one was hurt or even threatened.

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #2)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 09:05 AM

3. Yes, but the red light camera caught it... nt

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