Aftershocks rattle Solomon Islands

Associated Press
After the house was swept away by a Tsunami, the foundations mark the spot where a home used to be, seen Wednesday Feb. 6, 2013, following a Tsunami at Lata, Temotu province, Solomon Islands.  The damage seen is part a 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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