Yesterday’s powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake off the Solomon Islands generated a tsunami of about 5 feet that damaged dozens of homes and left five dead and several people missing in the South Pacific island chain.
All tsunami warnings from today's 8.0 magnitude earthquake off the Solomon Islands have been cancelled.
A three foot tsunami was generated by today’s magnitude 8.0 earthquake off the Solomon Islands. Tsunami warning remains in effect for the South Pacific region.
A Tsunami Watch was issued for Hawaii due to a destructive 7.9 magnitude earthquake which hit the Philippines Region earlier today. An investigation is underway to determine if there is a tsunami threat to Hawaii. If a tsunami waves impact Hawaii the estimated earliest arrival of the first tsunami wave more »
The U.S. Geological Survey and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported that an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.9 struck off the Philippines on Friday and a tsunami warning was issued for that region. The quake was centered off the east coast, 91 miles from Guiuan in Samar province more »
But when a deadly wall of ice cold water careered towards three vactioners, they nearly lost theirs. Sat in a small boat on a tour of Greenland's coastline, the group were casually admiring an innocuous-looking iceberg avalanche from a seemingly safe distance. In seconds that spectacle turned into a more »
A powerful 8.7 magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia Wednesday, sending people scurrying from buildings and raising fears of a disastrous tsunami. The first quake struck at 4:38 a.m. EDT and an 8.2 magnitude aftershock hit just over two hours later at 6:43 a.m. EDT. Two more strong aftershocks hit later. more »
Jerry Brown, governor of California, proclaimed an annual "tsunami preparedness week" on Tuesday, just over a year after Japan was devastated by a killer earthquake and tidal wave. California has been hit by a number of tsunamis over the decades, including last year's in Japan on March 11, more »
Typhoon Nalgae has been upgraded from a Tropical Storm and is also headed to the Philippines. Nalgae is heading over warm water – meaning it is likely to increase in strength – and Luzon in the Phillipeans could bear the brunt of it. Typhoon Nalgae is expect to take more »
An earthquake measuring 7.4 magnitude occurred near Fiji this afternoon but did not prompt a tsunami alert. Subsequent news reports have since downgraded the quake to 7.2 magnitude. The epicenter of the quake seventy-four miles south-southwest of Ndoi Island . NOAA states that, based upon “on the depth of more »
The tsunami warning for Alaska has been cancelled.
A tsunami warning is in effect for parts of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake was recorded in the Pacific Ocean. The USGS says the earthquake occurred about 6:55 a.m. EDT. There were no initial reports of damages or injuries. The tsunami warning is in effect for more »