The entire area of the Solomon islands is in a state of emergency as more aftershocks have hit the are, with a 7.1 earthquake striking on 2/8/2013. The small 5 foot tsunami waved wiped out a village and destroyed 100 homes, and affecting 7,000 families in the area.

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The staff that is attempting to help out in the relief effort is struggling to get into the area to help with more earthquakes taking place.

Here is a quote from one of the staff members:

“My staff said it felt stronger than the initial earthquake and people are very concerned. Most of Lata town was evacuated. It’s like a ghost town,” Catford said. “We’ve had over 115 aftershocks, but unlike all the others, this one moved vertically up and down. For the first time, it’s created cracks in the roads.”

The good news to report is that there was no a tsunami to report for the area as the 7.1 earthquake hit the area on Friday. So far 9 bodies have been pulled from the wreckage which included elderly men and a child. Many residents living in the area have moved further in-land to avoid being affected by more tsunami waves, as aftershocks have continued, with over 100 earthquakes in the area as of late.


Here is the long list of magnitude 5.0 or greater earthquakes according to the U.S Geological Survey:

5.3 103km ESE of Lata, Solomon Islands 11.047°S 166.719°E 34.7
5.0 22km SSW of Lata, Solomon Islands 10.913°S 165.790°E 35.2
5.0 23km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands 10.913°S 165.907°E 35.0
5.2 28km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands 10.963°S 165.897°E 29.1
5.1 29km ESE of Lata, Solomon Islands 10.861°S 166.059°E 25.0
5.3 22km ESE of Lata, Solomon Islands 10.758°S 166.031°E 26.1
5.6 70km ESE of Lata, Solomon Islands 10.988°S 166.413°E 58.1
5.9 75km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea 6.278°S 154.804°E 75.4
5.0 71km W of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea 6.096°S 148.919°E 72.4
5.1 47km WSW of Lata, Solomon Islands 10.952°S 165.466°E 20.2
7.0 25km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands 10.910°S 165.964°E 26.9
5.2 29km S of Lata, Solomon Islands 10.984°S 165.867°E 10.1
5.2 27km S of Lata, Solomon Islands 10.965°S 165.878°E 10.0
5.2 43km S of Lata, Solomon Islands 11.108°S 165.872°E 10.0
5.1 28km S of Lata, Solomon Islands 10.967°S 165.882°E 9.9
5.0 24km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands 10.900°S 165.962°E 10.0
5.0 24km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands 10.918°S 165.929°E 10.1
5.1 26km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands 10.948°S 165.895°E 10.1
6.8 21km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands 10.904°S 165.895°E 18.0
5.3 121km W of Lata, Solomon Islands 10.914°S 164.739°E 10.0
5.3 38km SSW of Lata, Solomon Islands 11.030°S 165.672°E 10.0
5.3 43km SSW of Lata, Solomon Islands 11.096°S 165.730°E 15.4
5.1 120km SSW of Lata, Solomon Islands 11.738°S 165.462°E 15.4

The Solomon Islands sits above the collision between the Australia and Pacific plates. The era in which we live in will become increasingly volatile as there is a rise in the geothermal gradient, and magmatic fluid expansion within the plant’s interior. Increased earthquakes, super storms, and volcanic eruptions will become more common as time goes on.

It is not the increase in earthquakes that will be important, it is the size and strength of these earthquakes that will become more important, as mega thrust earthquakes could affect the planet.

Live Update: A magnitude 4.9 earthquake has just hit the Solomon islands.

 Volcano Update

Alaska’s Cleveland Volcano is heating up as scientist are on alert in case it sends up an ash cloud that could threaten trans-Pacific flights.The new dome at the volcano has caused the observatory in the area to change the volcanoes alert level to “orange,” with increased unrest.

The El Hierro volcano in the Canary Islands, could have potentially experienced a submarine eruption. Details are still sketchy, as more news about this event has to become clearer. Aoba Vanuatu volcano is experiencing Phreatic activity on the island. Scientists detected a patch of mud at the tuff cone built during

the eruption of 2005. The entire surface of the Lake Vui showed increased evaporation and inhabitants of a nearby village have noticed abnormal activity since December 2012.


More than 2,600 residents had to leave their homes because of the awakening of the Rokatenra volcano, Which started some five days ago. The volcano recently stirred up on February 2 and spewed ash into the sky at a height of up to 4,000 meters above sea level.

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