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Strong 7.5 Pacific Ocean Earthquake: No tsunami threat

Strong 7.5 Pacific Ocean Earthquake: No tsunami threat

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

Canceled: Widespread tsunami threat for Alaska, BC, Washington, Oregon, California and Hawaii

Canceled: Widespread tsunami threat for Alaska, BC, Washington, Oregon, California and Hawaii

UPDATE: The Tsunami Threat was canceled at 1.10 am local time. Earlier eTN Reported: If you are currently visiting ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia

Strong earthquake rocks State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck State of Yap in Federated States of Micronesia today. According to the reports, there was ... Read More

Earthquake: 6.4 measured in the State of Yap , Federated States of Micronesia

Earthquake: 6.4 measured in the State of Yap , Federated States of Micronesia

A strong earthquake with a strength of 6.4 shook the State of Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. ... Read More

Tsunami Warning issued for New Caledonia and Vanuatu

Tsunami Warning issued for New Caledonia and Vanuatu

A Pacific Tsunami warning in effect for New Caledonia and Vanutu after a 7.0 earthquake earlier. More information pasted ... Read More

Jim Ferguson appointed to PATA Board as Chapters Representative

Jim Ferguson appointed to PATA Board as Chapters Representative

SAN DIEGO, CA — PATA San Diego Chapter’s, Jim Ferguson, CTC, has been appointed to the PATA Board for ... Read More

U.S. Territory Guam struck by major earthquake

U.S. Territory Guam struck by major earthquake

Guam was just hit by a 7.1 earthquake at 6:14 am UTC time Wednesday. Read More

Santa Cruz Islands rocked by 3 quakes

Santa Cruz Islands rocked by 3 quakes

The US Geological Survey reported a strong 8.0-magnitude quake struck the Santa Cruz Islands in the South Pacific today ... Read More

Japan: the road to recovery a year after the quake

Japan: the road to recovery a year after the quake

Professor Tomohiko Taniguchi is on a tour of Europe in his role as Japan's "Kizuna Ambassador" to speak about ... Read More

Okinawa’s role in leading Japan in tourism risk management preparedness

Okinawa’s role in leading Japan in tourism risk management preparedness

(eTN) - On the days immediately before, during and after the first anniversary of the March 11 , 2011 ... Read More

Expert shares tips from living 10 years off the grid

Expert shares tips from living 10 years off the grid

Some scoff at doomsday prophecies, but this year alone, millions of people have endured catastrophes of seeming apocalyptic proportions. ... Read More

6.9 earthquake shakes Peru

6.9 earthquake shakes Peru

At 1854 UTC on Friday, October 28, 2011, a 6.9 magnitude earthquake shook Peru. The center of the quake ... Read More

UN-backed tsunami warning system passes first test

UN-backed tsunami warning system passes first test

The first test of the communication network of the United Nations-backed tsunami early warning system for the North-eastern Atlantic ... Read More

First test of UN-backed tsunami warning system to be held next week

First test of UN-backed tsunami warning system to be held next week

Thirty-one countries are set to take part next week in a United Nations-backed test of the tsunami early warning ... Read More

UN experts: Japan underestimated tsunami hazard for nuclear sites

UN experts: Japan underestimated tsunami hazard for nuclear sites

Experts from the United Nations atomic energy agency said today that Japan had underestimated potential tsunami hazards to its ... Read More

Four Seasons Resort Hualālai to reopen after six-week closure

Four Seasons Resort Hualālai to reopen after six-week closure

Four Seasons Resort Hualālai at Historic Ka‘ūpūlehu in Hawaii will reopen on April 30 following a six-week closure caused ... Read More

Reconstructing Matsushima Bay after the tsunami

Reconstructing Matsushima Bay after the tsunami

BANGKOK (eTN) - Located north of Sendai, Matsushima Bay is known for its beautiful scenery and as one of ... Read More

After the waves

After the waves

LALOMANU BEACH, Samoa - One early morning less than two years ago, Sili Apelu had no clue that in ... Read More

Despite expected decrease in Japan arrivals, Hawaii airlift projections remain flat

Despite expected decrease in Japan arrivals, Hawaii airlift projections remain flat

An updated analysis of airlift projections for the state of Hawaii for the second quarter of 2011 shows that ... Read More

Japan’s generosity in times of internal disaster and hardship is humbling

Japan’s generosity in times of internal disaster and hardship is humbling

(eTN) - A few weeks ago, it seems ages already, a massive earthquake of 9.0 on the open-ended Richter ... Read More

Indonesia braces for decline in Japanese tourist numbers

Indonesia braces for decline in Japanese tourist numbers

Following the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan, numbers of Japanese tourists visiting Indonesia are expected to decline this ... Read More

Japan: tourism versus tsunami

Japan: tourism versus tsunami

(eTN) - While Japan still tries to cope with its most serious nuclear crisis and natural catastrophe since the ... Read More

UN rushes help to tsunami-striken Japan

UN rushes help to tsunami-striken Japan

From blankets to emergency communications equipment to technological expertise, United Nations agencies are rushing assistance to Japan to help ... Read More

Latest Japan earthquake update

Latest Japan earthquake update

The Japan National Tourism Organization in Los Angeles, California, issued the following update: Following the earthquake and tsunami in ... Read More

JAL extends support to Tohoku Pacific Earthquake relief efforts

JAL extends support to Tohoku Pacific Earthquake relief efforts

Japan Airlines (JAL) extends it deepest condolences to the people affected by the Tohoku Pacific Earthquake and the tsunami ... Read More

Women in tourism spearhead global aid initiative for victims in Japan

Women in tourism spearhead global aid initiative for victims in Japan

The bond among the global tourism industry strengthens when immediate help is needed, and the Women in Tourism International ... Read More

What coastal tourism accommodation providers can learn from Japan’s earthquake and tsunami

What coastal tourism accommodation providers can learn from Japan’s earthquake and tsunami

(eTN) - At the very moment Japan was experiencing the most powerful earthquake in its modern history and tsunamis ... Read More

PATA seeks member feedback following tsunami

PATA seeks member feedback following tsunami

BANGKOK, Thailand - Following the March 11, 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has ... Read More

Hawaii tsunami advisory cancelled

Hawaii tsunami advisory cancelled

HONOLULU, Hawaii - At approximately 11:26 am today, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center canceled the tsunami advisory for the ... Read More

UN voices sorrow, pledges assistance after deadly quake, tsunami in Japan

UN voices sorrow, pledges assistance after deadly quake, tsunami in Japan

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed deep sorrow today and offered the full support of the United Nations after a massive ... Read More