At least 600 residents on a tiny island off Papua New Guinea have been evacuated after a volcano previously believed to be dormant erupted
SYDNEY, Australia (Jan. 7, 2018) — Some 600 residents on a tiny island off Papua New Guinea have been evacuated after a volcano previously believed to be dormant erupted and spewed a “continuous plume” of ash, officials and reports said Sunday, January 7. Continue reading Hundreds evacuated as Papua New Guinea volcano erupts
Eruption threat means all 11,000 people of Ambae in the Pacific need to leave – and with sparse official help, they are getting off any way they can
October 1, 2017 — Vanuatu is no stranger to the rumblings, shakings, flood waters and wrecking winds of natural disaster. The south Pacific island nation was rated the most at-risk country in the Continue reading Planes, ships, barges: the DIY evacuation of Vanuatu’s volcano island
The USGS originally said the quake measured 7.1, but later downgraded it
SANTIAGO, Chile (Apr. 25, 2017) — A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake rattled central Chile on Monday, April 24, US geologists said. Continue reading Central Chile hit by 6.9-magnitude quake – USGS
There are no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The USGS measures the earthquake at magnitude 6.0.
LIMA, Peru (Sept. 10, 2016) — A strong earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude struck the jungle region of northern Peru on Saturday, authorities said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. Continue reading Strong 6.1 quake shakes northern Peru