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 […]

Earthquakes Hit Papua New Guinea Area

Earthquakes Hit Papua New Guinea Area

A series of earthquakes has hit the Papua New Guinea area. The magnitudes were 5.3, 5.4, and 4.9. The 5.4, the highest magnitude of the series, hit 154km southwest of Panguna, a town and copper mine located on the island of Bougainville. It occurred at 12:30:20 (UTC). The 5.3 occurred 158km SW of this town, […]

Earthquake Hits Both Solomon Islands and China With Magnitudes 4.7 & 4.5

Earthquake Hits Both Solomon Islands and China With Magnitudes 4.7 & 4.5

An earthquake has hit both the Solomon Islands and China today, with respective magnitudes of 4.7 and 4.5. The first instance occurred at 14:29 UTC and the second at 10:58 UTC. The region in the Islands that is said to have been affected is 95km SSE of the township of Kirakira, the provincial capital of […]