Powerful aftershocks continue to rattle Solomon Islands
[Updated at 11:43 a.m. ET] A magnitude-7.0 earthquake occurred at 10:26 a.m. ET in the vicinity of the Santa Cruz Islands in the Pacific Ocean, at a depth of 27 kilometers (16.8 miles), 25 kilometers (15 miles) south-southeast
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.
HONIARA: Powerful aftershocks continued to rattle the Solomon Islands Sunday as aid agencies struggled to get a clear picture of the devastation four days after an 8.0-magnitude quake triggered a deadly tsunami. The confirmed death toll rose to 10 with
A powerful earthquake off the Solomon Islands generated a tsunami up to 1.5 metres (5ft) high that damaged dozens of homes and left several people missing, presumed dead. Authorities cancelled tsunami warnings on more distant coasts in the Pacific.
A magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck off Santa Cruz Island, part of the Solomon Islands, in the southwest Pacific Ocean February 6 at 12:12 p.m. local time. The quake triggered a tsunami and numerous aftershocks, including at