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Preliminary-magnitude 6.9 aftershock quake strikes near Solomon Islands, USGS says

A preliminary-magnitude 6.9 aftershock struck near the Solomon Islands early Saturday morning local time, the day after a 7.7 earthquake hit the same area, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

8.7-magnitude earthquake off Sumatra

An 8.7-magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia 434 km southwest of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia.