Solomon Islands

Volcanic eruption showers Solomons' villages with ash

2017-10-23 10:23

Residents in the Solomon Islands' southeast have been warned to stay indoors to avoid showers of ash from a volcanic eruption.

6.6-magnitude quake hits off Solomon Islands

2015-08-15 16:11

A shallow 6.6-magnitude quake has hit off the Solomon Islands, the United States Geological Survey says, but there was no Pacific-wide tsunami expected.

Two new quakes strike off Solomon Islands

2015-05-23 13:00

Two strong 6.8-magnitude earthquakes have struck off the Solomon Islands, geologists say, but no tsunami warning has been issued.

7.5 quake strikes off Solomon Islands

2014-04-13 20:34

A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 has struck off the Solomon Islands, hours after a 7.6 tremor, the US Geological Survey says.

Aid trickles into quake-rattled Solomons

2013-02-11 09:00

Relief supplies have begun trickling into tsunami-hit communities in the Solomons Islands after an 8.0-magnitude earthquake.

Tsunami-hit Solomons fears more death

2013-02-07 08:00

Disaster relief agencies are scrambling to reach tsunami-hit villages in the Solomon Islands, warning the death toll following a powerful 8.0-magnitude quake is likely to rise.

8.0 quake triggers South Pacific tsunami

2013-02-06 07:19

A powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake has struck near the Solomon Islands, triggering a small tsunami and sparking tsunami alerts across the South Pacific that were later cancelled.


Tsunami warnings in Pacific

2016-12-08 21:51

A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake has struck near the Pacific's Solomon Islands, prompting the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center to warn that tsunami waves were possible.

6.5 quake hits near the Solomon Islands

2015-07-10 08:53

A shallow 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck in the Pacific off the Solomon Islands on Friday, seismologists said, but no tsunami threat was issued and no major damage was expected.

6.9-magnitude quake strikes off Solomon Islands

2015-05-21 09:13

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake has struck off the Solomon Islands in the Pacific, the US Geological Survey says, but no tsunami warning has been issued and no major damage was expected.

6 dead, 10 500 homeless in Solomon floods

2014-04-04 08:53

Flash flooding has killed at least six people and left 10 500 homeless in the Solomon Islands' capital Honiara, with another 30 missing and the death toll set to rise, officials say.

Solomon Islands tsunami toll rises

2013-02-07 12:00

Aid workers have been struggling to reach remote, tsunami-ravaged villages in the Solomon Islands with more bodies found in wrecked homes and debris in the South Pacific island chain.

5 dead in major Solomons quake

2013-02-06 10:04

At least five people are dead and dozens of homes have been damaged or destroyed after a major 8.0 magnitude earthquake jolted the Solomon Islands.

Animal smuggling countries face sanctions

2012-07-26 19:17

Delegates to a UN conservation meeting are threatening sanctions against six countries unless they approve legislation to fight the illegal animal trade.

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