M6.0 earthquake hits Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands

M6.0 earthquake hits Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands at 12:04 UTC on November 25, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 39.9 km (24.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 30 km (18 miles). The epicenter…

Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Solomon Islands at 02:44 UTC on October 15, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 22.6 km (14 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). The epicenter was located 147 km (91…

Days of heavy rain cause destructive flooding and mudslides, Solomon Islands

Days of heavy rain cause destructive flooding and mudslides, Solomon Islands

Days of heavy rain caused severe flooding across parts of the Solomon Islands, particularly across Guadalcanal and Malaita islands. A large landslide hit Lambi on March 12, 2020, destroying at least 10 houses. Authorities said 2 people have been killed, while 6…

Strong M6.0 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

Strong M6.0 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Solomon Islands at 13:49 UTC on January 29 (00:49 LT on January 30), 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 86 km (53 miles). The EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 95 km (59 miles). This is the second M6+…