BREAKING: TSUNAMI alert declared after 7.3 earthquake rocks Pacific Ring of Fire

A TSUNAMI alert has been declared on the Pacific Ring of Fire after a massive 7.2 mag earthquake.

Preliminary reports warn tsunami waves could hit areas within 300km of the earthquake's epicentre.

The quake hit off the coast New Britain region of Papua New Guinea earlier today.

People living in areas threatened by the tsunami have been urged to contact local authorities.

A message from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reads: "Government agencies responsible for threatened areas should take action to inform and instruct any coastal populations at risk in accordance...
source: Daily Star

2018-10-11 00:38
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