Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

7.5 Earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre in Hawaii said “hazardous tsunami waves are possible for coasts located within 1,000 km of the earthquake epicentre along the coasts of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands”. In Rabaul, the town closest to the epicentre of the earthquake, residents noticed the sea level rose slightly, prompting ocean water to flood the parking lot of a shopping centre near the beach. A tsunami of 0.5m was measured in the harbour of Rabaul.

6.7 Earthquake hits the Samoa Islands.

6.6 Earthquake hits Tonga.

5.8 Earthquake hits Tonga.

5.7 Earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.4 Earthquake hits Guizhou, China.

5.3 Earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.3 Earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 Earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 Earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

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