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Solomon Islands hit by massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake

A massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake erupted along a fault near the Solomon Islands Friday morning, prompting Pacific Tsunami Warning Center to issue a tsunami alert for some coasts.

Five islands in Solomons submerged due to sea-level rise

Aerial and Satellite images show rising sea levels have caused five islands in the Solomons in the South Pacific to completely disappear, the first scientific evidence that confirms the dramatic impact of climate change on low-lying islands.

Catch a glimpse of the world's first-ever glowing sea turtle

In the dark depths of the nighttime ocean, marine biologists filmed something they had never seen before: A sea turtle glowing a brilliant green and red. The turtle is the first reptile that scientists have observed with this trait.

Op-Ed: New study says climate will cause massive population displacement

Sydney - A Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) survey has found that more people are displaced by natural events and climate-related phenomena than all the wars on Earth combined. The NRC operates the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva.

UPDATE 5:35 a.m.: Tsunami warning issued for South Pacific

A tsunami warning has been issued for areas in the south western portion of the Pacific Ocean after a magnitude 8 earthquake struck near the Solomon Islands.

Solomon Islands hit by earthquake

The Solomon Islands, situated in the Pacific Ocean northeast of Australia and southwest of Hawaii, were struck by an earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale today Jan 9. There is not thought to be a threat of a widespread tsunami.

Strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake rocks Solomon Islands, no tsunami

Honiara - A powerful 6.7-magnitude earthquake has struck the Solomon Islands. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center states that there is no tsunami warning.

Solomon Islands experiences 6.8 magnitude earthquake

Honiara - The Solomon Islands was struck with a 6.8 magnitude earthquake but there have been no reports of injuries or deaths and no tsunami is expected.

Solomon Islands experience another large earthquake

Another large earthquake struck near the Solomon Islands on Tuesday evening. The quake was at 6.9 magnitude but no deaths or injuries have been reported.

Two large earthquakes strike Solomon Islands, no tsunami warning

Two earthquakes measuring at 7.2 and 6.5 magnitude hit the Solomon Islands in one day on Sunday. No deaths or injuries have been reported as of yet.

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