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Earthquakes

Sunday, April 13, 2014
PMC news desk Villagers in Western Province of the Solomon Island fled to higher grounds after a 7.3 magnitude undersea earthquake struck 74 km south-west of Arawa, Bougainville. The...
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
MANOA, Hawai'i: The huge tsunami triggered by the 9.0 magnitude Tohoku earthquake last month destroyed coastal towns near Sendai in Japan, washing  buildings, houses and cars into the...
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Karina Abadia: AUCKLAND: A wiki set up by a Yokohama resident to document poor reporting of Japan’s earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis has already attracted more than 200 examples of...
Sunday, March 27, 2011
Special report by Minnie Edmanley and Zhiyad Khan in Suva:  A candlelight memorial service to remember the victims of the recent disasters in Australia, New Zealand and Japan was held at the...
Thursday, March 24, 2011
WELLINGTON: During the past month cities in both New Zealand and Japan in the Asia-Pacific region have been shattered by terrible earthquakes - and people have been reminded again how vital radio...
Monday, March 21, 2011
Jendy Harper CHRISTCHURCH: One of the horrors of the Christchurch earthquake in was the tragic loss of life in multi-storey office buildings. Places of work where so many workers had no chance of...
Sunday, March 20, 2011
Jeremy Rose: Radio New Zealand's Mediawatch team looks at the media's coverage of the threefold disaster in Japan and examines the progress of al Jazeera into mainstream acceptance while...
Friday, March 18, 2011
Isaac Nicholas PORT MORESBY: The warning of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami last week in Papua New Guinea's New Ireland province could not be relayed to the outer islands because of the...
Friday, March 18, 2011
Krissy Dwyer: Celebrated New Zealand Herald cartoonist Rod Emmerson says covering the Christchurch earthquake has been the most challenging work he has ever had to do.
Friday, March 18, 2011
Patrick Antoine Decloitre: The French government is sending a stock of iodine tablets to its overseas territories of the Pacific – as a “preventive measure” in response to the...
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
AUCKLAND: Young journalists in Christchurch have been witnessing scenes most could never imagine. Olivia Carville joined The Press, Christchurch’s daily newspaper, only three months ago.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Christine Russell: The nuclear power emergency in northeast Japan grows more treacherous and uncertain, as plant operators struggle to contain escalating dangers at several nuclear reactors in hopes...
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
AUCKLAND: Pacific nations and territories were all issued with a tsunami warning over the weekend. However, the threat soon passed when it became apparent that the brunt of the tsunami was felt...
Saturday, March 12, 2011
AUCKLAND: Many South Pacific countries and territories have lifted tsunami warnings after Japan's catastrophic 8.9 magnitude earthquake, but Tahiti ordered many residents to stay ashore.
Saturday, March 12, 2011
Ana Currie KEALAKEKUA, Hawai'i: Civil Defence personnel and residents of the “Big Island” of Hawai‘i were today still assessing the extent of the damage that happened during...