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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands at 13:03 UTC on August 20, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 45 km (28 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 89 km (55...

August 20, 2019

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Solomon Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit off the coast of Solomon Islands at 07:25 UTC on May 3, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 80 km (49 miles). The epicenter was located...

May 03, 2019

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Thermal anomaly, steam emissions observed at Tinakula volcano, Solomon Islands

According to imagery captured by satellites and passengers aboard airplanes, the Tinakula volcano in the Solomon Islands is active again. Its last eruptive period lasted from October 21 to 26, 2018 (VEI3). Heavy ashfall produced during the eruption was followed by...

January 29, 2019

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Deep M6.2 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit the Solomon Islands at 03:51 UTC on January 26, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 357.8 km (222 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 367 km (228 miles). The epicenter was located 35.7 km (22.2...

January 26, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit near the Solomon Islands at 03:26 UTC on November 16, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10.6 km (6.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). The quake was initially...

November 16, 2018

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Strong M6.5 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit Solomon Islands 19:31 UTC on September 9, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 64.5 km (40 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw6.7 at a depth of 60 km (37.3 miles). This earthquake can have a low...

September 09, 2018

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Eruption continues at Tinakula, water contaminated, people living on coconuts

The Tinakula volcano in Solomon Islands continues erupting for the fifth day in a row after it burst into life October 20, 2017. Heavy ashfall has already contaminated water supplies on nearby islands, but since the area is a no-fly-zone, residents will need to wait...

October 25, 2017

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Powerful eruption of Tinakula volcano, ash to 10.7 km (35 000 feet), Solomon Islands

After more than 5 years of quiescence, a powerful eruption started at Tinakula volcano, Temoto Province, Solomon Islands at 19:20 UTC on October 20, 2017. A second eruption was registered at 23:40 UTC. Heavy ashfall was reported on nearby islands. According to the...

October 21, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near the coast of Solomon Islands at 15:43 UTC on March 19, 2017 (02:43 local time, March 20). The agency is reporting a depth of 4.2 km (2.6 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.2 at a depth...

March 19, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit near the coast of Makira (San Cristobal), Solomon Islands at 23:04 UTC on January 19, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 29.9 km (18.6 km). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.8 at a depth of...

January 19, 2017

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near Honiara, Solomon Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as Mwb6.0 hit near Honiara, Solomon Islands at 07:24 UTC on September 14, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Australia Geoscience is reporting Mwp6.2 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles)....

September 14, 2016

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Raquel impacts Solomon Islands as earliest tropical cyclone off Australia's north-east

Tropical Cyclone "Raquel" formed north of Solomon Islands, South Pacific Ocean around 18:00 UTC on June 30, 2015 (04:00 AST on July 1), as first July tropical cyclone ever recorded off Australia's north-east. Raquel is already bringing heavy rain to northe

July 01, 2015

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Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake registered near Lata, Solomon Islands

A very strong and shallow M7.2 (downgraded to M6.9 at a depth of 33 km/20.5 miles) earthquake was registered by Geoscience Australia near Lata, Solomon Islands at 22:48 UTC on May 20, 2015. USGS registered it as M6.8 at a depth of 12 km (7.5 miles).According to the USGS

May 20, 2015

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Very strong and shallow M7.1 earthquake hit off the coast of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M7.1 at a depth of 23 km hit off the coast of New Britain, Papua New Guinea and Bougainville Island, Solomon Islands at 07:10 UTC on May 7, 2015. USGS is reporting M7.1 at a depth of 22.1 km (13.

May 07, 2015

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Strong M6.1 earthquake registered off the coast of Santa Cruz Islands

A strong earthquake registered by the Geoscience Australia as M6.1 hit off the coast of Santa Cruz Islands, Temotu Province of the Solomon Islands at 22:57 UTC on April 22, 2015. The agency is reporting depth of 105 km (65.2 miles). USGS is reporting it as M6.3 at a dep

April 23, 2015

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake registered off the coast of Solomon Islands

A shallow earthquake measuring M6.0 on the Richter scale was registered off the coast of Solomon Islands at 09:13 UTC on September 25, 2014. USGS is reporting depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC reported M6.0 at depth of 15 km.Epicenter was located 160 km (99 miles) SSW of

September 25, 2014

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Pacific Islands capital to be relocated due to coastal hazards and climate change

Taro, the capital of Solomon Island's Choiseul Province, is getting relocated to the mainland due to coastal hazards and the risk of rising sea levels resulting from climate change. This marks the first time a Pacific Islands capital with al

August 19, 2014

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Massive earthquake M7.6 struck off the coast of Solomon Islands - strong aftershocks continue

A massive earthquake measuring M7.6 (USGS) struck Solomon Islands on April 12, 2014 at 20:14 UTC. EMSC initially reported M8.2 but later downgraded to M7.8 at depth of 20 km. USGS is reporting depth of 29.3 km (18.2 miles).Epicenter was located 100 km (62 miles

April 12, 2014

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52 000 people remain affected after severe floods hit Solomon Islands

Heavy rain from a tropical depression, which later became Tropical Cyclone Ita, has caused severe flooding in the Solomon Islands over the last couple of days leaving over 53 000 people affected. 21 people were confirmed dead as of April 10, 2014.The

April 11, 2014

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Worst flooding in 8 years and M 6.0 earthquake hit Solomon Islands

Heavy rain and overflowing rivers caused by Low Pressure System which has now became Tropical Cyclone Ita brought worst flooding in Solomon Islands region in last eight years. Capital Honiara, a city with population of just under 70 000, is one of the worst hi

April 07, 2014

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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck below Shortland Island, Solomon Islands

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck border region of Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea, on July 4, 2013 at 17:16 UTC. USGS measured depth at 72 km, EMSC at 60 km. This depth should have a weakening effect on the shaking. Epicenter was located 81km (50mi)

July 04, 2013

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Massive and deadly M 8.0 earthquake hit Santa Cruz Islands - Tsunami went 500 m inland damaging 3 villages

Massive and deadly subduction earthquake, registered as M 8.0 (USGS/EMSC), hit Santa Cruz Islands at 01:12 UTC on February 6, 2013. The epicenter was located at coordinates 10.752°S, 165.089°E, about 81 km (50 miles) W of Lata, Solomon Islands at depth of 5.8

February 06, 2013

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Tropical Storm Freda (05P) formed near Solomon Islands

December 26, RSMC Nadi started to monitor a tropical disturbance that had developed about 1075 km (670 miles) to the north of Port Vila, Vanuatu. During that day, the disturbance moved westwards and developed into a tropical depression.Now known as Tropical Storm

December 30, 2012

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Strong earthquake M 6.0 struck near Solomon Islands

Shallow earthquake measuring M 6.0 struck off Solomon Islands on September 27, 2012 at 23:53:49 UTC. Epicenter was located 111 km (68 miles) SE of Gizo, Solomon Islands (8.825°S, 157.557°E) at depth of 10 km (6.2 miles) according to USGS and 33 km (20.5 miles)

September 28, 2012

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Magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck Solomon Islands

Very strong earthquake measuring M6.5 struck Solomon Islands on July 25, 2012 at 11:20 UTC. The epicenter was located 37 km (23 miles) SW of Honiara, Solomon Islands (9.721°S, 159.730°E) at depth of 22.9 km (14.2 miles).The epicenter of the earthquake is

July 25, 2012

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Magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit Solomon Islands archipelago

Strong earthquake measuring magnitude 6.4 struck near San Cristobal, Solomon Islands today at 08:19:58 UTC (07:19:58 PM at epicenter) according to USGS. Epicenter was located 72 km (44 miles) west of Kira Kira, San Cristobal, 178 km (110 miles) southeast

February 14, 2012

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Earthquake 6,3 hits Santa Cruz islands

A massive 6.3 earthquake struck near the Santa Cruz Islands in the Pacific just hours after a massive 7.2 earthquake struck near the Aleutian Islands near Alaska. The 6.3 magnitude quake struck at a depth of 62 km along the tectonic plate boundary. Just 3 days ago

June 24, 2011

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Strong 6,1 earthquake hit Santa Cruz Islands

 Strong earthquake magnitude 6,1 hit 93km South-SouthWest from Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands at depth of 13,5km on June 21 O1:04:15.(USGS) The Santa Cruz Islands are a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean, part of  Temotu Province of the

June 21, 2011

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Strong 6.9 earthquake hit Solomon islands

Strong earthquake magnitude 6,9 hit 76 km (47 miles) west of Kira Kira near San Cristobal at Solomon island (10.349°S, 161.233°E) Saturday morning April 23rd at 04:17 UTC at depht of 81,6km.Residents on the mainland said they felt a sharp jolt but emergency

April 23, 2011