Rising sea levels provokes relocation of an entire nation

Rising sea levels provokes relocation of an entire nation Facts

Fig. Nation of Kiribati, located below sea level.

President of one of the Pacific nation of Kiribati, called plans to buy land in Fiji, in order to fully move back all its citizens. The reason being relocated will be a growing level of water in the ocean.

This migration will be the first in modern history to be because of climate change. Kiribati is going to buy 2025 hectares of vacant land in the archipelago to build homes and start farming, since a significant number of 32 own atolls stretching

Continue reading Rising sea levels provokes relocation of an entire nation

Fiji and Russia signed an agreement on military-technical

Co-operation

Fiji will have Russian equipment

Russia is ready to supply Fiji (located in the south-west Pacific) naval equipment, as well as weapons and equipment for ground forces, including peacekeepers, said the director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Alexander Fomin.

On Friday, June 28, Fomin and Fiji Ambassador to the Russian Federation signed an intergovernmental agreement on military-technical cooperation. The document was signed after the talks, Prime Ministers of the two countries — Dmitry Medvedev and Voreke Bainimarama.

"As an island state of Fiji, is in the ocean, it is

Continue reading Fiji and Russia signed an agreement on military-technical

Fiji and Russia signed an agreement on military-technical cooperation

Fiji will have Russian equipment

Russia is ready to supply Fiji (located in the south-west Pacific) naval equipment, as well as weapons and equipment for ground forces, including peacekeepers, said the director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Alexander Fomin.

On Friday, June 28, Fomin and Fiji Ambassador to the Russian Federation signed an intergovernmental agreement on military-technical cooperation. The document was signed after the talks, Prime Ministers of the two countries — Dmitry Medvedev and Voreke Bainimarama.

"As an island state of Fiji, is in the ocean, it is clear

Continue reading Fiji and Russia signed an agreement on military-technical cooperation

Floods in Fiji

Floods in Fiji Natural Disasters

Tropical cyclone 30 March 2012 caused flash floods, which resulted in the motorway were closed and residents of the main island of Viti Levu, to pick up on the roofs of their houses had to be evacuated. Due to heavy rains in the western part of the island floods. According to the National Office management in critical situations, the water level was much higher than during the January floods, which killed 11 people. Tropical cyclone TD17F moving south at 19 kilometers per hour.

Most affected by the floods west of the island, in particular Nadi

Continue reading Floods in Fiji

6.6 earthquake in the south of the Fiji Islands

Earthquake

emsc-csem.org /

Suva, July 29 / Xinhua / — An earthquake measuring 6.6 occurred in the south of the Fiji Islands on Friday at 07:42 GMT.

Information on casualties or damage have been reported yet. This was reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of earthquakes occur at a depth of 556.50 km and located at coordinates 23.5910 degrees south latitude and 179.8910 degrees west longitude.

Source: Russian.news.cn

Fiji and Tonga powerful earthquake

Earthquake

SUVA, March 31. 6.3 magnitude earthquake occurred today in the Fiji archipelago. According to the Australian Seismological Service, its epicenter was in the Pacific Ocean, 220 km east of the capital city of Suva, the focus lies at a depth of 619 km. No injuries or damage were reported, according to reporter-ua.com.

In addition, an earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale occurred in the Kingdom of Tonga Islands, in the south-east Pacific. Data on victims and the destruction not yet been received, reports Zman.com. Warnings about the danger of a tsunami also was not.

Recall, on

Continue reading Fiji and Tonga powerful earthquake

In the north of Fiji was 2 earthquakes

Earthquake

27.03.11. Two earthquakes of magnitude 6.4 and 5.9 on the Richter scale occurred on Sunday morning at Udu Point — the most northern point of the island chain of Fiji, no reports of casualties or property damage. Reported by the Fiji Meteorological Office.

According to this control, at 10:49 there were 6.4 magnitude earthquake at a depth of 160 km below sea level, followed by a further impetus to a magnitude 5.9 at a depth of 13.4 km below sea level.

According to reports, the tremors were felt in the north-eastern parts of Labasa and Savusavu.

russian.china.org.cn

6.4 earthquake occurred south of the Fiji Islands

Earthquake

Suva, Feb. 21 / Xinhua / — According to the U.S. Geological Survey, on Monday south of the Fiji Islands earthquake with magnitude 6.4. While the information on possible casualties were reported.

February 21 earthquake occurred at 22:57 local time, the epicenter was located at coordinates 26.08 degrees south latitude and 178.44 degrees east longitude. Hypocenter lies at a depth of 541 km.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center / PTWC / not published a tsunami warning.

Xinhua

In the area of the Fiji Islands earthquake

Earthquake

24.01.11.Zemletryasenie magnitude 5.8 points occurred today in the Fiji archipelago. According to the Australian Seismological Service, its epicenter was in the Pacific Ocean, 201 km east of the island Ndoi, the focus lies at a depth of 260 km. No injuries or damage were reported.

Radio Mayak

5.4 earthquake off the coast of Fiji

Earthquake

MOSCOW, Feb. 24 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 occurred on Thursday off the coast of Fiji — the island nation in the Pacific Ocean, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website.

According to the service, the tremors have been recorded in the 6.34 am local time (21.34 MSK).

The epicenter of earthquake was located at 335 kilometers east of the capital, Suva Fiji's largest island of Viti Levu.

Given the great depth of the earthquake — about 618 kilometers under the sea, there is no danger of a tsunami.

RIA Novosti

SQL - 17 | 0,509 сек. | 7.71 МБ