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Earthquake in South Pacific triggers tsunami warning

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SYDNEY (KNOE 8 News and Associated Press) - A tsunami of about three 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. So far, no damage has been reported.

The tsunami warning after the 8.0 earthquake was issued for the Solomons, Vanuatu, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Tuvalu, New Caledonia, Kosrae, Fiji, Kiribati, Wallis and Futuna. A tsunami watch is in effect for American Samoa, Australia, New Zealand and eastern Indonesia.

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