Beautiful Underwater Hawaiian Tide Pool
Relaxing underwater tidepool in Hawaii.
Violent Volcanic Eruption With 7.2 Earthquake
Molten lava cascades 'Sharkcano' Island.(Tanya Grypachevskaya/Unsplash) This week, there have been more than five earthquakes over 5.0. There have been ten this week alone. The strongest so far has been in Peru. The magnitude was 7.2.
Near 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake in Pacific
A powerful earthquake hit in a highly volcanic area of the Pacific.(@GeroldGrotelueschen/iStock) An earthquake with an initial magnitude of 7.3 struck Macquarie Island in the Pacific. Later adjusted to 6.7, it was still powerful and enough to give seismologists reason to be on alert.
Another 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Pacific
Damaged road post earthquake.(Alex Iky/iStock) The Loyalty Islands are a group of Pacific islands within the French territory of New Caledonia. The islands are about nine hundred miles (fifteen hundred kilometers) east of Australia.