Tag: magnitude

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

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 0

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 ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes Japan’s Kyushu, no tsunami warning issued

Strong earthquake strikes Japan’s Kyushu, no tsunami warning issued

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 01:16 0

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has shaken part of southwestern Japan but appeared to cause no damage. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued no tsunami warning though ... Read More

Powerful earthquake rocks Papua-New Guinea, no tsunami warning issued so far

Powerful earthquake rocks Papua-New Guinea, no tsunami warning issued so far

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 22:05 0

Powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck about 20 miles to the northwest of Bulolo, Papua-New Guinea on Monday. Bulolo is located on the eastern end of ... Read More

East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month

East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 17:20 0

KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Exhibition is set for grand opening next month with full expectations to attract over 350 exhibitors from Africa, United States, Europe ... Read More

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 16:10 0

In December of last year, Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki stepped down from the case between Natinal Forestry Authority (NFA) and the Omukama of Bunyoro Kingdom, ... Read More

Air New Zealand contributes $1 million to native forestry offsets

Air New Zealand contributes $1 million to native forestry offsets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 18:50 0

Air New Zealand and its customers have purchased more than NZD$1 million worth of carbon offsets from permanent New Zealand native forestry projects through the ... Read More

Second strong earthquake strikes central Philippines on Tuesday

Second strong earthquake strikes central Philippines on Tuesday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 15:10 0

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 ... Read More

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake jolts South Sandwich Islands region

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake jolts South Sandwich Islands region

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 15:34 0

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked South Sandwich Islands region today. No tsunami warning issued. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.0 Date-Time • 22 Apr 2019 14:49:07 UTC ... Read More

Magnitude 6.8 Indonesia earthquake triggers tsunami alert

Magnitude 6.8 Indonesia earthquake triggers tsunami alert

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 12:48 0

Strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck 63 miles offshore of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, 149 miles from Kendari City, South East Sulawesi, Indonesia today. A ... Read More

No tsunami threat after strong earthquake rocks South Sandwich Islands

No tsunami threat after strong earthquake rocks South Sandwich Islands

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 19:35 0

Powerful magnitude of 6.5 earthquake has struck the South Atlantic Ocean near the South Sandwich Islands today. “Based on all available data, there is no ... Read More

6.5 earthquake shakes Rat Islands in the Aleutians, Alaska

6.5 earthquake shakes Rat Islands in the Aleutians, Alaska

editor editor- April 2, 2019 22:24 0

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Rats Islands located in the Aleutians Islands in Alaska today, April 2, 2019, at 21:35:32 UTC at a depth ... Read More

Strong 6.3 earthquake strikes Vanuatu, no tsunami warning so far

Strong 6.3 earthquake strikes Vanuatu, no tsunami warning so far

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:06 0

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 ... Read More

Earthquake rocks western Turkey

Earthquake rocks western Turkey

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 15:01 0

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 ... Read More

Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations

Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations

editor editor- March 12, 2019 19:30 0

Cape Town, South Africa, was selected as one of 15 top global destinations to be chosen as ideal subjects for a case study by the ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Philippine Islands Region

Strong earthquake rocks Philippine Islands Region

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 17:02 0

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Philippine Islands Region , according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. Preliminary Report: Magnitude 6.0 Date-Time • 8 ... Read More

No tsunami warning after strong earthquake south of the Kermadec Islands

No tsunami warning after strong earthquake south of the Kermadec Islands

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 17:05 0

Strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit south of the Kermadec Islands today. No tsunami is expected as a result of the quake. Preliminary Report: Magnitude 6.3 Date-Time ... Read More

Massive 7.0 earthquake recorded in Peru

Massive 7.0 earthquake recorded in Peru

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 1, 2019 09:42 0

A massive 7.0 earthquake shook a remote part in the Peruvian Andes this morning. Damage is expected to be light but the quake had the ... Read More

Massive earthquake hit Ecuador Peru border  region

Massive earthquake hit Ecuador Peru border region

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 22, 2019 11:30 0

A major earthquake shook the border region between Ecuador and Peru this morning. Even though an earthquake of this magnitude has the potential for mass ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes off eastern Philippines

Strong earthquake strikes off eastern Philippines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 15:25 0

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 ... Read More

Dominica: Strong 4th quarter performance signals tourism recovery

Dominica: Strong 4th quarter performance signals tourism recovery

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 18:25 0

The months of October to December 2018 produced arrivals of 22,178 from all source markets to Dominica, representing 35.3 % of total stay-over arrivals for ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 15:53 0

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesian island of Sumatra. The quake occurred 166km south-southeast of Muara Siberut. The United States ... Read More

No tsunami threat after new Vanuatu earthquake

No tsunami threat after new Vanuatu earthquake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 15:53 0

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 ... Read More

6.6 earthquake strikes Vanuatu

6.6 earthquake strikes Vanuatu

editor editor- January 15, 2019 19:09 0

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Vanuatu at 18:06:36 UTC today, January 15, 2019. Read More

North-west of Indonesia rocked by strong earthquake

North-west of Indonesia rocked by strong earthquake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 15:07 0

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 ... Read More

Indonesian Island of Ternate reports strong earthquake

Indonesian Island of Ternate reports strong earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2019 19:48 0

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded a massive 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck 173 km north-northwest of the island of Ternate at a depth of 60.5 km on Monday at 2.27 ... Read More

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 19:59 0

The U.S. State Department today issued a travel advisory for Indonesia. This advisory is asking American Tourists to reconsider travel to Central Sulawesi and Papua ... Read More

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:16 0

The CEO of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Deepak Raj Joshi is a proud man, Shradha Shrestha, the woman responsible for brand promotion is a ... Read More

Massive Philippine Earthquake and Tsunami downgraded from 7.2 to 6.9

Massive Philippine Earthquake and Tsunami downgraded from 7.2 to 6.9

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018 04:52 0

An earthquake measuring 7.2-magnitude on the Richter scale struck southern Philippines island of Mindanao on Saturday. It was later downgraded to 6.9 and caused a ... Read More

Sicily earthquake jolts people out of bed: Don’t let low magnitude fool you

Sicily earthquake jolts people out of bed: Don’t let low magnitude fool you

editor editor- December 26, 2018 20:15 0

The latest Sicily quake created an ash cloud that led to the temporary closure of Sicilian airspace on Christmas Eve. Read More

Catania airport opens with limited flights after Mount Etna volcanic eruptions

Catania airport opens with limited flights after Mount Etna volcanic eruptions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 21:05 0

Italy's Catania airport is reopening after an ash cloud from Mount Etna's latest eruptions forced it to shut down. The airport opened on a restricted ... Read More

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