Solomon Islands Hit by Series of Earthquakes

Solomon Islands Hit by Series of Earthquakes

The people of Solomon Islands started their Thursday with a series of earthquakes. The largest earthquake in the series measured 6.8 in magnitude on the Richter scale and struck off the coast of the Solomon Islands on May 21. It was followed by two smaller earthquakes measuring 4.9 and 4.6 in the same region. The largest […]

Series of Earthquakes Near Papua New Guinea

Series of  Earthquakes Near Papua New Guinea

Three earthquakes have hit the region near Papua New Guinea today with the largest one measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale. The most recent one, which hit at around 5:11 pm EST, measured 4.9. The first temblor hit at 6:30 am EST and measured 5.5 on the scale. The epicenter of that quake was 43 […]

Tsunami Triggered by Island Earthquake

Tsunami Triggered by Island Earthquake

In the wake of the 7.7 magnitude earthquake that struck Papua New Guinea earlier today, locals have just experienced another fright. The earthquake managed to trigger a small tsunami which affected the island. So far, no damage, injuries or human casualties have been reported. The waves were measured to be a half-meter (1.5 feet) high […]

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