Solomon Islands Struck by Massive 8.0 Earthquake Totaling 11 Tremors and Tsunami Warning

Solomon Islands Struck by Massive 8.0 Earthquake Totaling 11 Tremors and Tsunami Warning

Solomon Islands – A Massive 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands) shortly after a magnitude 6.3 quake struck in the same area and triggered a tsunami warning for several dozen islands in the Pacific, U.S. according to U.S. seismologist. The U.S. Geological Survey indicate a total of 11 tremors have hit […]

6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Chile, Prompting Tsunami Warning

A 6.7 Magnitude earthquake hit Chile today, prompting the authorities to evacuate a large stretch of coastline. So far no damage or casualties have been reported. “We have not received any reports of fatalities. This was a quake of medium intensity and we are still monitoring the situation,” said Núñez Vicente Núñez, head of Chile’s National […]

Japan Hit With 12 Earthquakes in New Year Compared to 5 to Start 2012

Japan Hit With 12 Earthquakes in New Year Compared to 5 to Start 2012

Many experts are keeping their eyes on seismic activity occurring throughout Japan. That’s because recently a team of Japanese scientists have found that a number of active faults lie underneath a nuclear plant in northern Japan. At the start of the new year, which began on Tuesday, Japan has been hit with 12 earthquakes with […]