Thursday, 7 February 2013

Solomon Islands: Earthquake and Tsunami - Feb 2013

An 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the Santa Cruz Islands in the southeast Solomon Islands archipelago on 6 Feb 2013. Initial information suggests that a tsunami wave traveled 500 meters inland. 431 houses have been damaged or destroyed in Temotu Province, leaving 3,500 people displaced. (OCHA, 07 Feb 2013)

- ReliefWeb

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