Papua New Guinea volcano: ‘Unusual’ Ring of Fire ERUPTION ‘blocks the sun’ amid mass panic

Papua New Guinea is on high alert after the Maman Island volcano erupted yesterday, forcing 2,000 villagers to evacuate, as concerns grow over the volatile site along the Pacific Ring of Fire. Papua New Guinea has deployed armed forces to … Read More

Earthquake near Papua New Guinea triggers tsunami warning

A little more than a month after a 7.5 earthquake struck Papua New Guinea, a 6.9 magnitude tremor occurred near the coast and triggered a tsunami warning earlier today. Papua New Guinea’s location within the Pacific Ring of Fire, a horseshoe-shaped … Read More

Magnitude 6.3 Quake strikes off Papua New Guinea, no tsunami threat

The latest quake comes as Papua New Guinea struggles to get aid to desperate survivors of the 26 February quake, which flattened whole villages and spoiled water supplies. A seismograph measures seismic activity. Picture: AFP SYDNEY – A 6.3 magnitude … Read More

Papua New Guinea rocked by HUGE 6.8 earthquake amid Ring of Fire fears

A 6.8 MAGNITUDE earthquake has struck off the island of New Ireland in Papua New Guinea, according to disaster officials, putting the Ring of Fire on high alert. USGS The earthquake struck off the island of New Ireland in Papua … Read More

Papua New Guinea Earthquake Triggers Landslides; at Least 30 Feared Dead

A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck central Papua New Guinea early Monday local time, killing at least 14 people in landslides triggered by the tremor. Unconfirmed reports said the death toll could be at least 30, but officials said it could … Read More

Huge earthquake strikes Ring of Fire: Papua New Guinea rocked by 7.6 magnitude quake

PAPUA New Guinea has been rocked by a huge 7.5 magnitude earthquake just moments after a smaller seismic event struck Japan, increasing fears of a natural disaster impacting the dangerous region dubbed the ‘Ring of Fire’. The 7.5 magnitude earthquake … Read More