He added that the area in which the earthquake struck was sparsely populated.
Solomons government official George Herming said he was not aware of any major tremors being felt in his country or any tsunami.
The quake struck the Papua New Guinean island of Bougainville on the border with the Solomon Islands at around am local time at a depth of 131 miles.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center initially warned that waves of up to a metre above tide level could strike several coasts along the islands but it said the threat has now passed.
Equipping Leaders in Papua New Guinea Awana is a proven program for reaching kids with the gospel.
But it disciples the rest of the church through equipping the Awana club leaders with courage and joy in spreading the gospel.
ABM continues to work to build the church’s capacity to serve rural communities in the areas of health, education and community development, as well as to raise awareness of important social issues such as equality and child protection.
The work of Anglicare PNG across its five branches in adult literacy, HIV prevention and water and sanitation for health (WASH) programs is also supported through our projects.
Papua New Guinea is geographically remote with some of the most stunning natural scenery anywhere.
Each Awana program is built upon leadership that is trained to reach children, like those who use our Leader-Based Strategy (LBS) curriculum.
A 7.9 magnitude earthquake has struck off the east coast of Papua New Guinea near the Solomon Islands.
Since the first club began there in 1991, the gospel of Christ has shown each child in Awana that he or she is precious to God and created especially by Him!
Every week Awana Papua New Guinea reaches 16,388 children with the gospel through 190 clubs.