Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake Strikes Solomon Islands, Tsunami Warning [Update]

Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake Strikes Solomon Islands, Tsunami Warning [Update]

According to the most recent reports, the magnitude-7.5 earthquake that struck near the Solomon Islands was downgraded to a 6.9-magnitude. Furthermore, the National Weather Service has cancelled the tsunami warning for regions near the epicenter.  On Saturday, July 18, 2015, a magnitude-7.5 earthquake struck an area near the Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean. The […]

Solomon Islands Rocked by Two Powerful Earthquakes

Solomon Islands Rocked by Two Powerful Earthquakes

Two powerful earthquakes rocked the Solomon Islands on Sunday prompting tsunami warnings. The magnitude 7.6 earthquakes woke residents of the island at 7:14 a.m. Some on those residents on Solomon and nearby islands reported seeing three large waves afterward. The quake’s epicenter was 200 miles southeast of Honiara, at a distance of 18 miles below […]