Kavachi volcano (Solomon Islands) news:
4 January 2010 magnitude 7.2 Solomon Islands earthquake
Sunday Jan 10, 2010 11:20 AM | DOOR: T
2 large earthquakes magnitude 7.2 and 6.5 occurred 88 km NW of Kavachi volcano at 9:36 and 9:48 am local time on 4 January 2010.
The earthquake did not cause fatalities, but destroyed about 500 mones and produced a small tsunami that hit the uninhabited Tetepare Island and nearby coasts. Landslides occurred on Tetepare and Rendova islands.
The largest aftershock was a quake of magnitude 6.3 that hit 40 km SW of Kavachi volcano on 9 January. (Source: ReliefWeb)