South Pacific

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Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Strikes Fiji Islands

The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake struck in the Fiji Islands region, but a tsunami is not expected.

06/21/2015

Papua New Guinea earthquake May 7. (USGS)

7.2 Earthquake In Papua New Guinea Prompts Tsunami Warning

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake rocked Papua New Guinea Thursday morning, generating a temporary tsunami alert for islands in the region.

05/07/2015

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the Solomon Islands Wednesday. (Source: USGS)

Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits Solomon Islands East Of Australia

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck the Solomon Islands east of Australia Wednesday afternoon.

04/22/2015

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Caught On Camera: San Francisco Daredevil Descends Into Active Volcano

Spewing hot molten lava didn’t stop one San Francisco daredevil from descending down to the bottom of an active volcano.

09/11/2014

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Best Activities To Celebrate Father’s Day In The Bay Area

Father’s Day falls on June 15th, and the Bay Area has a multitude of ways to honor dad this holiday weekend. The whole family can enjoy everything from a mountain-top play to a guided bike tour of the zoo.

06/06/2014

The Amazing Race (credit: CBS)

‘The Amazing Race': Skydiving & Sandcastles In Bora Bora

Eleven new teams embarked on a race around the world on Sunday’s premiere of “The Amazing Race,” with their first destination being the island of Bora Bora…

02/17/2013

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No California Tsunami Warnings After 8.0 Quake In Solomon Islands

Officials at the California Emergency Management Agency said Tuesday night that there were no Tsunami warnings or watches for the state or the rest of the Pacific Coast after a powerful earthquake in the Solomon Islands.

02/05/2013