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Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes off Solomon Islands—USGS

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A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 struck off the Solomon Islands Sunday night, hours after a 7.6 tremor, the US Geological Survey said.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Tsunami warning follows strong quake near Solomons

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A tsunami warning has been issued for some Pacific islands following a powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake near the Solomon Islands.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

6.1-magnitude quake strikes off Solomons—USGS

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A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands on Friday, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no immediate tsunami warning issued.

Posted: July 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Powerful aftershocks rattle Solomon Islands

In this Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, photo provided by World Vision, a woman stands next to her belongings she found along a beach at Venga village after tsunami hit Temotu province, Solomon Islands. The damage seen is part of a survey by the assessment crew of the aid organization World Vision. A third powerful aftershock rattled the Solomon Islands in the early hours of Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, as aid agencies struggled to get a clear picture of the devastation five days after a 8.0-magnitude quake triggered a deadly tsunami.  AP PHOTO/WORLD VISION

A third powerful aftershock rattled the Solomon Islands in the early hours of Monday as aid agencies struggled to get a clear picture of the devastation five days after a 8.0-magnitude quake triggered a deadly tsunami.

Posted: February 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Cyclone tears roofs off houses in Solomon Islands

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Freshly formed Cyclone Freda whipped roofs off houses and flattened trees in the Solomon Islands as it gathered strength en route to New Caledonia, forecasters said Saturday.

Posted: December 29th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

6.5-magnitude quake hits Solomons

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A strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit the Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean late Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said.

Posted: July 25th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Solomon Islands prime minister resigns

The Solomon Islands Prime Minister Danny Philip resigned on Friday after lawmakers deserted his government, plunging the Pacific island nation into political turmoil.

Posted: November 11th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

6.2-magnitude quake hits off Solomon Islands

SYDNEY – A magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit off the Solomon Islands on Thursday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The quake struck at 8:05 am (2205 GMT Wednesday) at a depth of 54 kilometres (33 miles) around 260 kilometres (160 miles) east of the capital Honiara, according to the US Geological Survey. [...]

Posted: July 21st, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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