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6 hrs ago | Scoop

Tsunami - No Threat to New Zealand

Origin time: 1328 ZULU 19 APRIL 2014 NZ time: 0128 NZST 20 APRIL 2014 Co-ordinates: 6.7 SOUTH 155.0 EAST Depth: 10KM Location: SOLOMON ISLANDS Magnitude: 7.8 The above magnitude is provisional and may be increased or decreased as more seismic data becomes available.

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14 hrs ago | CBC News

Strong magnitude-7.5 quake hits off Papua New Guinea

An earthquake with a magnitude-7.5 struck off Papua New Guinea on Saturday and a tsunami warning was briefly issued for the Pacific Island nation and neighbouring Solomon Islands, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Food collected for flood-hit Solomons

Anglican priest Ivica Gregurec , and Dunedin Solomon Islands Community members Endu Alepio, Irene Hundleby, and Joy Breward, are collecting food and supplies to help the people of the disaster-struck Solomon Islands.

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Mirror.co.uk

9 brilliantly bold Kate Middleton print dresses

The Duchess of Cambridge wore a striking Diane von Furstenberg batik in Australia - but it isn't her first print Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton's signature style for daytime engagements is surely a colour block dress coat with detail at the waist.

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ABC News

Aid agencies working non-stop to assist thousands in Solomon Islands

TANYA NOLAN: Thousands of people are still homeless after floods devastated the Solomon Islands earlier this month.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Scoop

Many Yet To Receive Aid in the Solomon Islands

While the focus of the aid effort is on Honiara, there are still hundreds of communities that have been unreached following the floods earlier this month.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Scoop

Oxfama s Morning Tea 2014

Kiwis across the country are getting together over a cuppa to make a difference in the lives of people living in poverty in the developing world.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Cellular News

12 short stories about the mobile networks

Kuwait's Viva is offering a random prize draw for visitors to the country who use its network for roaming.

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Scoop

New High Commissioner to Solomon Islands

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced diplomat Marion Crawshaw as New Zealands next High Commissioner to Solomon Islands.

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News Max

Solomon Islands Earthquakes at 7.6, 7.4 Trigger Tsunami Warning

Two earthquakes struck the Soloman Islands on Sunday, triggering a tsunami warning that was subsequently canceled, according to U.S. government agencies.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Fresh quakes terrify Solomons victims

A series of powerful earthquakes off the Solomon Islands has sparked panic in evacuation centres filled with victims of an earlier flood, but apparently caused no serious damage, aid workers say.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

International Business Times

Twin Powerful Quakes Strike Solomon Islands, No Tsunami Threat to U.S., Pacific Regions

Solomon Islands has been struck by twin powerful quakes on Sunday. A 7.6 tremor woke the residents of Solomon's capital Honiara early Sunday.

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Lucianne.com

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NEWS.com.au

Solomons tsunami won't reach NZ: officials

NEW Zealand won't be affected by any tsunami generated by the Solomon Islands earthquake but coastal currents could become strong and unpredictable.

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Southland Times

'Not another quake'

Tamara Priddle is used to natural disasters but living in the Solomon Islands has ''so far been a bit of a nightmare''.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Phivolcs: No tsunami would hit PH's eastern seaboard

Philippine Institute of Volcanology and seismology announced on its advisory that no destructive tsunami will result from the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that took place off Solomon Islands at the South Pacific on Sunday.

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Suria

7.6 quake strikes off Solomon Islands:...

People walk past water clogged with debris at a port in the Solomon Islands' capital Honiara after flooding on April 4, 2014 - by Carlos Aruafu The US Geological Survey said the quake was measured at a depth of around 29 kilometres and was about 300 kilometres south east of Solomon Islands' capital Honiara.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Mag-7.6 quake, waves strike Solomon Islands

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The York Daily Record

No US tsunami threat after 7.6 quake in Pacific

U.S. officials say there is no threat of a tsunami to the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii or Alaska after a magnitude-7.6 earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean near the Solomon Islands.

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Free Republic

Tsunami alert after Solomon Islands earthquake

A magnitude 8.0 earthquake off the Solomon Islands has sparked a tsunami warning for the island nations of the south Pacific, with houses reported damaged in the Solomons.

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