Tag: Geological Survey

No tsunami warning, as powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near Coquimbo, Chile

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 01:15

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile, near the coastal city of Coquimbo today. The earthquake, which hit an earthquake-prone area, ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks El Salvador

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 14:59

A powerful earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6, has hit off the coast of El Salvador. The quake sent frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn ... Read More

National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 21:20

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 4.8 million visitors to national parks in Hawaii spent $526 million in the state in 2018. That spending resulted in 5,800 ... Read More

Huge earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 15:45

Powerful, magnitude 7.5 earthquake has rattled Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands today, U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and a​ tsunami alert ... Read More

Second strong earthquake strikes central Philippines on Tuesday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 15:10

A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after a 6.1-magnitude quake rattled the country’s north and left at least 16 people dead. The US Geological ... Read More

Strong 6.3 earthquake strikes Vanuatu, no tsunami warning so far

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:06

A 6.3 magnitude quake struck 64 km east of Luganville on Espiritu Santo, the largest island in Vanuatu, on Wednesday, at a depth of 123 km, the US Geological Survey ... Read More

Earthquake rocks western Turkey

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 15:01

A moderate 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Turkey’s western province of Denizli on Wednesday, damaging some buildings and knocking bricks and tiles to the ground in the rural area. There were ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes off eastern Philippines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 15:25

A 6.1 magnitude quake struck off the eastern Philippines on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. There was no immediate report of damage. The quake, 80km deep, struck 111km ... Read More

No tsunami threat after new Vanuatu earthquake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 15:53

An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude struck of the coast of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. There were no immediate reports of casualties ... Read More

North-west of Indonesia rocked by strong earthquake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 15:07

According to the US Geological Survey, strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck 107 miles north-north-west of the Maluku Islands in Indonesia. Located in the Molucca Sea Collision Zone, the quakes are ... Read More

Tsunami Warning issued for New Caledonia and Vanuatu

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 19, 2017 23:57

A Pacific Tsunami warning in effect for New Caledonia and Vanutu after a 7.0 earthquake earlier. More information pasted below: (more…) Read More