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Solomon Islands earthquake and tsunami – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on February 7th, 2013.

Yesterday’s magnitude 8.0 earthquake in the Solomon Islands generated a tsunami which damaged villages and at killed at least five people in the Pacific islands. Tsunami warnings were also issued for more distant coastlines, including New Zealand, but lifted later in the day. Our colleagues at the Australian SMC collected the following expert commentary. Feel […]

Solomon Islands earthquake and tsunami – experts respond

Peter Griffin posted in on February 6th, 2013.

A magnitude 8 earthquake has struck off the Solomon Islands and has given rise to a tsunami and destroyed three villages. The United States Geological Survey says the quake was 28.7 kilometres deep and the epicentre was 347km east of Kira Kira. Australia is not considered to be at risk. Professor James Goff is Director […]

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