Colossal Earthquake Hits Santa Cruz Islands Triggering Tsunami Warnings

Colossal Earthquake Hits Santa Cruz Islands Triggering Tsunami Warnings
A colossal 8.0 magnitude earthquake has hammered the Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands).

According to the U.S. Geological Survey the extremely violent quake was originally reported to measure 6.3.

The the seismic event was shallow only 15km deep and the epicentre was 330km east-southeast of Kira Kira in the Solomon Islands.

A tsunami warning has been issued for the south Pacific islands, by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii.

We will update this important news as soon as we have an update.

6 Responses to "Colossal Earthquake Hits Santa Cruz Islands Triggering Tsunami Warnings"

  1. D. Ogu.K   February 5, 2013 at 6:41 pm

    any precautionary measures for the working people????

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  2. Nick   February 5, 2013 at 6:11 pm

    EVALUATION

    THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER HAS ISSUED AN EXPANDING
    REGIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING AND WATCH FOR PARTS OF THE PACIFIC
    LOCATED CLOSER TO THE EARTHQUAKE. AN EVALUATION OF THE PACIFIC
    WIDE TSUNAMI THREAT IS UNDERWAY AND THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT
    HAWAII COULD BE ELEVATED TO A WATCH OR WARNING STATUS.

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  3. guardian   February 5, 2013 at 6:03 pm

    the report does not say Hawaii it say by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii. And that is exactly where I based the report on. An alert from them for the South Pacific Islands which are:
    Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Tuvalu, New Caledonia, Kosrae, Fiji, Kiribati, Wallis and Futuna, Marshall Islands, Howland and Baker, Pohnpei, Tokelau A Tsunami Watch is in Effect For Samoa, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand, American Samoa, Tonga, Australia, Niue, Cook Islands, Indonesia, Wake Island, Chuuk, Jarvis Island, Guam, Northern Marianas, Palmyra Island, Yap, Johnston Island, Minamitorishima, Belau, Midway Island

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  4. Dan   February 5, 2013 at 6:02 pm

    the 6.3 was a separate quake…

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  5. Remali   February 5, 2013 at 5:56 pm

    If you go back and read it again, they stated it was NOT for Hawaii.

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  6. Mahina Martin   February 5, 2013 at 5:54 pm

    This is incorrect. NO tsunami warning has been issued for Hawaii.

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