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Aftershocks likely as warnings downgraded after earthquake in Solomon Islands

Authorities have downgraded a widespread tsunami warning issued for many parts of the Pacific this morning after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck off Makira in Solomon Islands around 4.30 am local time.

SIBC's Georgina Kekea says unconfirmed reports of damage in Makira province

Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation journalist Georgina Kekea was in Honiara at the time of the quake.

Head of NDMO in Solomon Islands warns of damage after earthquake

Soon after the earthquake, the head of the Solomon Islands National Disaster Management Office, Loti Yates, he said there had already been some reports of damage.

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