Tokyo, Japan (GaeaTimes.com) – After the 8.8 magnitude earthquake devastated parts of Chile on Saturday, Tsunami warnings were issued for Hawaii, Japan and parts of Australia. Nearly half million people in Japan were moved to higher ground as the coastal areas across the vast pacific region were open to the lethal tsunami waves. As the time passed, only small waves appeared and there are zero reports of damage so far.
WELLINGTON - A powerful earthquake estimated between 6.6 and 8.2 on the Richter scale rocked southern New Zealand Wednesday, forcing authorities to issue a tsunami warning.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says a tsunami generated after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake off of New Zealand is small and poses no threat.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says a potentially destructive tsunami has been generated after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck off New Zealand’s west coast.
TEGUCIGALPA - At least one person was killed and scores of others were injured when a 7.1-magnitude quake hit Honduras early Thursday, radio reports said.
TEGUCIGALPA - A strong quake measuring at least 7.1 on the Richter scale struck offshore from the Central American country of Honduras early Thursday.