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Earthquake of magnitude 6.7 strikes off Solomon Islands in South Pacific: USGS

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the South Pacific nation of the Solomon Islands at a depth of 33 kms (20 miles), the U.S. Geological Survey said on Friday.

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes off Solomon islands: USGS

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 struck off the Solomon Islands on Tuesday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the second powerful tremor in the islands to Australia's north in less than two weeks.

Multi-dimensional approach to tackling poverty takes off worldwide

Countries as far afield as the Solomon Islands, Canada, New Zealand, Mexico, South Africa and Uganda are turning to research carried out by Bristol experts to change how they define and tackle poverty.

Massive Magnitude 7.9 Earthquake Strikes Papua New Guinea, Tsunami Warnings Issued Across The Region [Breaking]

Just nine days after a magnitude 8.0 earthquake hit the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific ocean, we now have reports of another massive earthquake in the region. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has confirmed a major magnitude 7.9 earthquake in the New Ireland region of Papua New Guinea. Show More Summary

Super Bees: How Solomon Islanders Are Turning to These Tiny Heroes to Help Save Their Forests

Honey is liquid gold for these villagers, whose beehives are bringing them a new source of income and protecting the forests from destruction.

Pacific nations lose shortwave radio services that evade dictators and warn of natural disasters

US Geological Survey Alexandra Wake, RMIT University As a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck off the coast of the Solomon Islands, triggering a tsunami warning across the Pacific, many residents of the tiny country would have turned to shortwave radio for more information. Show More Summary

Hundreds affected by Solomon Islands quake, aid organization says

Hundreds of people in remote parts of the Solomon Islands have had their homes damaged or destroyed by a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake that struck Friday, an aid organization said. There have been no deaths reported from the quake, which also caused some small tsunami waves in the Solomon Islands...

Earthquake measuring 6.9 strikes off Solomon Islands: USGS

LONDON (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck early on Saturday off the Solomon Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

World Vision says hundreds affected by Solomon Islands quake

Hundreds of people in remote parts of the Solomon Islands have had their homes damaged or destroyed by a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake that struck Friday, an aid organization said.

Magnitude 8.0 Earthquake Strikes Solomon Islands: Tsunami Warning Issued For Hawaii [Breaking]

Just hours after we reported about a magnitude 6.5 earthquake off the California coast, we now have reports of a larger, magnitude 8.0 earthquake near the Solomon Islands. Minutes after the earthquake struck, its intensity was lowered to still strong magnitude 7.7 temblor. Show More Summary

Huge Earthquake in the Pacific Sparks Tsunami Fears

A magnitude 7.8 earthquake has rocked the Solomon Islands about 68km off the coast of Kirakira. A subsequent tsunami watch was issued for Hawaii, which is located 6000km away, but was cancelled. Areas close to the quake are also on tsunami alerts. More »      

Tsunami watch canceled in Hawaii after South Pacific earthquake

last monthNews : USAToday: News

A magnitude-7.8 earthquake near the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific Ocean had triggered a tsunami watch in Hawaii on Thursday.        

Tsunami warnings issued after big earthquake in Pacific Ocean

Tsunami waves possible in several South Pacific islands after earthquake strikes near Pacific's Solomon Islands

Magnitude 7.7 quake strikes near Solomon Islands in South Pacific

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck near the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Thursday morning. The quake was centered about 42 miles west-southwest of Kirakira and hit just after 5 a.m. Friday local time. DEVELOPING: We will add more details to this report...

7.8 quake prompts tsunami warnings for South Pacific islands

A powerful magnitude 7.8 earthquake has struck near the Solomon Islands, prompting the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center to warn that tsunami waves were possible in several South Pacific islands.  The center said Friday it was evaluating whether there was any tsunami threat to Hawaii.  The quake was...

Hawaii Under Tsunami Watch Following Large Earthquake Near Solomon Islands

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake has rocked the Solomon Islands about 42 miles off the coast of Kirakira. A subsequent Tsunami watch has been issued for Hawaii, which is located 3,600 miles (6,000 km) away. Areas close to the quake are also on tsunami alerts. Read more...

Magnitude 7.7 quake hits Solomon Islands, region at risk of tsunami

(Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 hit off the Solomon Islands at 1738 GMT on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake was initially reported to be of magnitude 8.0.

Powerful Earthquake Off Solomon Islands Puts Region At Tsunami Risk

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Dec 8 (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 hit off the Solomon Islands at 1738 GMT on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake was initially reported to be of magnitude 8.0. “Hazardous tsunami waves from this...Show More Summary

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