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 […]

Earthquake Rattles Vanuatu at 6.6 Magnitude

Earthquake Rattles Vanuatu at 6.6 Magnitude

At 4:03 p.m. UTC on January 1, 2014, a 6.6 magnitude earthquake rattled the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu. The earthquake occurred 23 miles (37 km) from the capital village of Sola.¬† In addition, it was 114 mi (183 km) from Luganville and 275 miles (443 km) from Port-Vila, both located in Vanuatu. It struck […]