Tag: tsunami warning

Japan earthquake: small tsunami strike Fukushima coastline after 7.4 magnitude quake

  A 7.4 magnitude earthquake off north-eastern Japan near Fukushima prefecture has prompted a tsunami advisory.The quake struck on Tuesday morning at about 06:00 local time (21:00 GMT, Monday), the Japan Meteorological Agency said.The depth of the quake was estimated…

Tsunami Warning for South Pacific islands

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says a South Pacific earthquake measuring 8.0 magnitude struck off the Solomon Islands, generated a tsunami that may be destructive near the epicenter. The warning was issued for the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Nauru, Papua New…