Saturday, January 14, 2023

One Year After Volcanic Blast, Many Of Tonga’s Reefs Lay Silent

Jan 15 (Reuters) – One year on from the massive eruption of an underwater volcano in the South Pacific, the island nation of Tonga is still

January 14, 2023
Total Views: 4030

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Why The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai Eruption Was So Violent

By Shane Cronin (Conversation) The Kingdom of Tonga doesn’t often attract global attention, but a violent eruption of an underwater volcano on January 15 has

January 15, 2022
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Massive Tonga Volcano Eruption Triggers Pacific Tsunami

By Jahnavi Nidumolu and Renju Jose Jan 15 (Reuters) – An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for

January 15, 2022
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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Tsunami Alerts Issued in Pacific After 8.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes New Zealand

Update: Authorities have canceled tsunami warnings as the threat has passed. By Praveen Menon WELLINGTON, March 5 (Reuters) – Thousands of New Zealanders

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 3826

Thursday, October 4, 2018
Maritime News

Engineer Recounts How Indonesian Tsunami Beached His 500-Tonne Ship

By Kanupriya Kapoor and Tom Allard WANI, Indonesia, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Ship’s engineer Charles Marlan had the unsettling sensation his vessel was

October 4, 2018
Total Views: 126

Monday, October 9, 2017
Maritime News

The High Price of Protecting Arctic Towns From Tsunamis and Icebergs

By Adam Popescu (Bloomberg) — An island with a 3,893-foot granite mountain juts out of the icy ocean in Greenland’s Karrat Fjord. Beside icebergs the

October 9, 2017
Total Views: 36

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Bitter Lessons of Japan’s 2011 Tsunami Put to Use With Latest Quake

By Elaine Lies TOKYO, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Massive tsunami waves slammed into Japan’s northeastern coast more than five years ago, killing about

November 22, 2016
Total Views: 43

Monday, November 21, 2016
Maritime News

Tsunami Warning Issued After Large Earthquake Hits Off Fukushima, Japan

Tsunami Warning issued for Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. Reports say a tsunami of 90cm has been observed at Onahama Port, Iwaki, Fukushima.  By Yuka

November 21, 2016
Total Views: 92

Monday, August 22, 2016

New Science: Using Ships For Tsunami Warning

  by James Foster, University of Hawaii (TheConversation) Racing across ocean basins at speeds over 500 miles per hour, tsunamis can wreak

August 22, 2016
Total Views: 40

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Animation Shows Tsunami From 8.2 Magnitude Earthquake in Chile

Here is the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center’s near real-time animation for the tsunami from northern Chile following the 8.2 magnitude earthquake that was

April 2, 2014
Total Views: 16

Monday, May 13, 2013

WATCH: “Ice Tsunami” Swallows Homes in Minnesota

Well this is

May 13, 2013
Total Views: 13

Thursday, April 11, 2013

NYK Line’s New Tsunami Alert System Warns Vessels of Impending Danger

We have all heard that tsunamis pass harmlessly beneath ships at sea, and that their true force doesn’t present itself until the seafloor rises to force

April 11, 2013
Total Views: 22

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Drilling Into The Tsunami – An Update From The Chikyu

Reaching from Chile up to the Bering Sea, then down again to New Zealand, the fault lines circling the Pacific Ocean are named The Pacific Ring of Fire and

April 3, 2012
Total Views: 21

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Ship Photo of The Week – Tsunami Ghost Ship Spotted Off British Columbia

More than a year after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan, a Japanese fishing boat has been found drifting aimlessly off the coast of British

March 24, 2012
Total Views: 37

Monday, March 5, 2012

WOC – We need your help in tracking marine debris from Japan’s tsunami

The World Ocean Council (WOC) is reaching out to the maritime community and vessels transiting between Japan and North America for information and observations

March 5, 2012
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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Tracking Marine Debris from the Japanese Tsunami

By NOAA’s Office of Response and Restoration The March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan were tragic events, but you can help NOAA in the aftermath of

February 1, 2012
Total Views: 97

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Tsunami Escape Pod – New Technology Could Save You From The Next Giant Wave

It was the day after Christmas 2004 when my wife received a call from a relative asking if I was ok. I departed the region a week before, but

November 26, 2011
Total Views: 430

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Damaged by the Tsunami, A Drillship Fights Back

Reaching from Chile up to the Bering Sea, then down again to New Zealand, the fault lines circling the Pacific Ocean are named The Pacific Ring of Fire and

November 2, 2011
Total Views: 146

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Magnitude 7.4 quake hits off Japan, tsunami warning issued (Update)

Japan’s Meterological Agency reports a magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck off the coast of Japan this morning at 23:32 JST. According to estimates, the

April 7, 2011
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

The Most Spine-Chilling Tsunami Video Ever Shot

There have been no shortage of video coming from Tsunami ravaged Japan and just a few days ago gCaptain highlighted the five worst. But gCaptain and the news

March 29, 2011
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