Powerful earthquake, tsunami strikes in South Pacific

Published: Feb 07 2013 10:50:54 AM EST

An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific on February 6, triggering a tsunami that killed five people. Take a look at damage from the natural disaster.

Solomon Islands Tsunami damage (10)
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A damaged house is seen after a tsunami hit the Venga village on Solomon Islands on February 6, 2013.

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