Earthquakes and tsunamis

International Charter activated for earthquake and tsunami off Solomon Islands

The International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated on 6 February for the 0.8 magnitude earthquake that took place off the coast of Solomon Islands and the subsequent 0.9 m tsunami that struck the Santa Cruz Islands at 01:12 GMT on the same day. The international mechanisms to provide satellite information and maps after major disasters was triggered by UNITAR/UNOSAT.

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Thu, 07/02/2013 - 12:31

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Thu, 02/07/2013
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