Another powerful quake strikes Solomon Islands region
Amateur footage has emerged from the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that hit the Soloman Islands on Wednesday. The magnitude-8.0 earthquake triggered a tsunami which flooded low-lying villages on the island of Santa Cruz, leaving at least five
A powerful earthquake shook the Solomon Islands to its core Wednesday, generating a massive tsunami that damaged scores of homes and killed at least five people.
SYDNEY — Six bodies, including a child's, have been found in the sodden wreckage left by a tsunami that smashed into villages in the Solomon Islands, flattening dozens of homes in the South Pacific island chain.
A 6.6-magnitude aftershock has forced an aid flight to turn back on its way to Lata in the Solomon Islands, local news reported. The relief flight was carrying supplies and the Solomon's Prime Minister from Honiara to the worst affected areas. The
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards.