An expedition to the Kavachi submarine volcano (Solomon Islands) in January 2015 was serendipitously timed with a rare lull in volcanic activity that permitted access to the inside of Kavachi’s active crater and its flanks. The isolated location of Kavachi and its explosive behavior normally restrict scientific access to the volcano’s summit, limiting previous observational […]
Mid-afternoon quake struck at a depth of 103 miles beneath where Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands meet
A powerful magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck deep under Papua New Guinea on Sunday, causing damage and blackouts but no tsunami hours after the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued an alert for nearby islands.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - An 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea (PNG) on Sunday, triggering a tsunami alert for several Pacific islands though that was subsequently wound back to cover just PNG and the neighboring Solomon Islands.
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.
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.
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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
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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 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...
LONDON (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck early on Saturday off the Solomon Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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.
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
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 »
A magnitude-7.8 earthquake near the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific Ocean had triggered a tsunami watch in Hawaii on Thursday.
Tsunami waves possible in several South Pacific islands after earthquake strikes near Pacific's Solomon Islands
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...
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...