Aftershocks rattle Solomon Islands

Associated Press
The destroyed Venga village following a Tsunami Wednesday Feb. 6, 2013, in Temotu province, Solomon Islands.  The damage seen is part the survey by the assessment crew of the aid organisation World Vision.  Solomon Islands authorities say at least four people are missing and presumed dead after an earthquake triggered a tsunami. Waves of up to 5 feet hit the western side of Santa Cruz Island and damaged up to 80 properties. Dozens of aftershocks have followed. Other tsunami warnings are canceled. (AP Photo / World Vision)

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An earthquake with a preliminary 6.2 magnitude struck near the Solomon Islands on Feb. 7, the U.S. Geological Survey said, the latest in a series of aftershocks following a major tremor that sparked a tsunami which killed at least five people.

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