UPDATE: Small Tsunami Hits Solomons, Other Warnings Canceled

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- A tsunami generated by a powerful undersea earthquake off the Solomon Islands has damaged dozens of homes in that South Pacific island chain.

However, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says that tsunami warnings for elsewhere have been canceled.

A tsunami of .9 meters (3 feet) has been measured in the Solomon Islands after a strong earthquake in the South Pacific.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the tsunami was measured in Lata in the easternmost Solomon Islands.


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