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Volcanic Tsunami Warning: Manila airport closed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2020

Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport is closed until further notice. The largest airport in the Philippines closed Sunday night at ... Read More

In Memoriam: The Boxing Day Tsunami of Thailand

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- December 27, 2019

This is a personal refection by long-time Thailand resident Andrew J. Wood who recently visited the area in Thailand that ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Tonga, no tsunami warning issued

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2019

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked Tonga today. Samoa and Wallis and Futuna were also affected. No tsunami warning was issued ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Tonga, no tsunami warning issued

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 12, 2019

Strong Magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocked Tonga today. No tsunami warning were issued. Preliminary Report: Magnitude 6.1 Date-Time • 11 Nov ... Read More

Powerful earthquake hits off Tonga, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 4, 2019

Powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake jolted 131 km WNW of Neiafu, Tonga at 22:43 GMT on Monday, according to the U.S. Geological ... Read More

Tsunami Warning for South Pacific Island Chain after 7.4 earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 15, 2019

A tsunami threat has been issued for Kermadec Islands.  Kermadec Islands, volcanic island group in the South Pacific Ocean, 600 ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile, near the coastal city ... Read More

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The good news, there has never been a better time to visit Sri Lanka. It's true when it comes to ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Powerful, magnitude 7.5 earthquake has rattled Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands today, U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

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

Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

A tidal wave of cancellations has hit Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the horrendous terror attacks of Easter Sunday. ... Read More

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake jolts South Sandwich Islands region

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked South Sandwich Islands region today. No tsunami warning issued. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.0 Date-Time • ... Read More

Magnitude 6.8 Indonesia earthquake triggers tsunami alert

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

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

No tsunami threat after strong earthquake rocks South Sandwich Islands

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019

Powerful magnitude of 6.5 earthquake has struck the South Atlantic Ocean near the South Sandwich Islands today. “Based on all ... Read More

6.5 earthquake shakes Rat Islands in the Aleutians, Alaska

editor editor- April 2, 2019

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Rats Islands located in the Aleutians Islands in Alaska today, April 2, 2019, at ... Read More

Strong 6.3 earthquake strikes Vanuatu, no tsunami warning so far

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

A 6.3 magnitude quake struck 64 km east of Luganville on Espiritu Santo, the largest island in Vanuatu, on Wednesday, ... Read More

No tsunami warning after strong earthquake south of the Kermadec Islands

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

Strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit south of the Kermadec Islands today. No tsunami is expected as a result of the quake. ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019

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

Travel agency in Indonesia issues 35 millionth insolvency-safe Hahn Air ticket

editor editor- January 24, 2019

Hahn Air, the scheduled German airline specialized in providing ticketing and distribution services to travel agencies and transportation partners, hit ... Read More

Big 6.7 earthquake in Prince Edward Islands area

editor editor- January 22, 2019

A huge 6.7 earthquake shook up the Prince Edward Islands area about an hour ago at 19:01:43 UTC, January 22, ... Read More

No tsunami threat after new Vanuatu earthquake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019

An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude struck of the coast of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean on Friday, the US Geological ... Read More

6.6 earthquake strikes Vanuatu

editor editor- January 15, 2019

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

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

editor editor- January 13, 2019

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer on ... Read More

North-west of Indonesia rocked by strong earthquake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019

According to the US Geological Survey, strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck 107 miles north-north-west of the Maluku Islands in Indonesia. ... Read More

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019

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

Another tsunami heading to Indonesia? New cracks

editor editor- January 3, 2019

Indonesia's latest tsunami is raising questions about the growth of the country's tourism industry. Read More

Massive Philippine Earthquake and Tsunami downgraded from 7.2 to 6.9

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018

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

Indonesia: “All airline flights rerouted due to Krakatau volcano ash”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018

An ash column from the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano has forced Indonesia’s aviation chiefs to reroute all flights between Java ... Read More

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre offers assistance following devastating Indonesia tsunami

editor editor- December 24, 2018

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, stands ready to support Indonesia ... Read More

Indonesia: Tsunami killed at least 373 people, injured over 1,400

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018

The tsunami in Indonesia killed at least 373 people and injured more than 1,400 on the islands of Java and ... Read More

Indonesian Authorities warned after Tsunami killed hundreds: Stay off the beaches!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 24, 2018

In Indonesia, The Sunda Strait tsunami killed at least 281 people and injured more than 1,016 others.  The volcano Anak ... Read More

Deadly Tsunami hit Indonesian coast in Lampung

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

A deadly tsunami hit Lampung in Indonesia Sunday Morning. Dozens of buildings were destroyed by the wave, which hit beaches ... Read More

Massive 7.4 earthquake strikes Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia

editor editor- December 20, 2018

A magnitude 7.4 earthquake hit the Russia region of Komandorskiye Ostrova today, December 20, 2018, at 17:01:54 UTC. The quake ... Read More

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake strikes close to South Sandwich Islands

editor editor- December 10, 2018

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake that was initially reported as a 7.5, struck near the South Sandwich Islands near Antarctica today, December ... Read More

Strong 7.5 Pacific Ocean Earthquake: No tsunami threat

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018

A strong 7.5 earthquake occurred Wednesday night 185 miles South of Loyalty Islands. Local authorities in Vanuatu issued a local ... Read More