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 […]

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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