A tsunami threat to Fiji has been cancelled, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said on Wednesday, shortly after a powerful earthquake struck off the South Pacific island nation, prompting many panicked coastal residents to evacuate to higher ground. The ... Himalayan times, 2 months ago
A strong 7.9 magnitude earthquake off Papua New Guinea on Sunday has triggered a tsunami alert for several Pacific islands.The U.S. Geological Survey measured the quake, about 47km west of Arawa on the north coast of Bougainville island, and the depth was put ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
SYDNEY A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.2 struck off the island nation of Fiji on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)said.The quake, which struck at 10:52 a.m. (1652 EST on Tuesday), was located 175 miles (282 km) southwest Fiji's capital, Suva, ...First Post.com, 2 months ago
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