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7.3 magnitude earthquake puts Tonga on tsunami alert; waves observed in Samoa
"An urgent tsunami advisory is now in force for all of Tonga due to a strong earthquake being felt in the Kingdom tonight. Please move inland immediately until further advised," Tonga's meteorological service said.
Updated on Nov 11, 2022 06:43 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Nisha Anand
China and the Pacific Step Up
The article has been authored by Balasubramanian C is senior research analyst, Chennai Centre for China Studies
Published on May 30, 2022 02:30 PM IST
China signs pact with Solomon Islands. What does it mean? Is India affected?
China-Solomon Islands security deal: As part of the deal, the islands can offer Chinese naval vessels a safe harbor just 2,000 km from Australia.
Updated on Apr 19, 2022 05:13 PM IST
ByHT News Desk | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan
Sonic boom, quake, tsunami waves: Why Tonga volcanic eruption was no small event
The Tonga volcanic eruption, which happened below the surface of the ocean, was one of those rare events which triggered tsunami waves. The US Geological Survey estimated the eruption caused the equivalent of a magnitude 5.8 earthquake.
Published on Jan 17, 2022 11:33 AM IST
Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi