Tsunami Warning Issued after 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off New Caledonia

Pacific tsunami warning centre says ‘hazardous’ waves were possible after the strong quake hit off New Caledonia Vanuatu and New Caledonia were bracing for tsunami waves of up to one metre on Monday after an undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.0 struck 82 kms (51 miles) east of the Loyalty Islands in the South Pacific. The quake, initially reported as magnitude … Continue reading

Massive 8.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes off the Coast of Papua New Guinea, Tsunami Warning Issued

A tsunami warning has been issued after a magnitude 8.4 earthquake struck Papua New Guinea on Sunday afternoon. A major earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 has struck Bougainville Island in the Solomon Islands, prompting a tsunami alert for both the islands and the wider region, seismologists say. Only few details are available. The earthquake, which struck at 3:30 … Continue reading

7.0 Magnitude Quake off Central America Coast Triggers Tsunami Alert

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Central America. It came on the heels of the powerful Hurricane Otto, and was felt in several countries across the region, triggering a brief tsunami warning. Earlier the US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami warning. “Hazardous” tsumani waves were possible within 300km of the quake epicenter along the … Continue reading