People clear the ruin of a collapsed temple at Basantapur Durbar Square after an earthquake in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, on April 25, 2015. Death toll in Nepal climbed to 711, the country's Home Ministry said Saturday afternoon, hours after a major earthquake struck the country. (Xinhua/Pratap Thapa)
People clear the ruin of a collapsed temple at Basantapur Durbar Square after an earthquake in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, on April 25, 2015. Death toll in Nepal climbed to 711, the country's Home Ministry said Saturday afternoon, hours after a major earthquake struck the country. (Xinhua/Pratap Thapa)

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of the Solomon Islands, 67 km west of the town of Kirakira early on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The earthquake was registered at a depth of 29.9 km, according to the latest figures released.

No tsunami warning has been issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center or Australian authorities, and no damage has been reported. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh

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