#UP Tsunami warning issued in Pacific after magnitude 8.0 quake

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 struck near the Solomon Islands, sparking a tsunami alert for much of the South Pacific.

Magnitude 8 Quake Strikes Off Santa Cruz Islands
Wall Street Journal
A magnitude-8 earthquake struck Wednesday off the Solomon Islands, generating a potentially destructive tsunami along coasts near the epicenter, U.S.

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