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Mw 4.7 Earthquake, Green alert in Solomon Islands on 21 Apr 2017 00:07 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Summary

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This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km
  • on 21 Apr 2017 00:07 UTC
  • No people within 100km
  • inserted at 21 Apr 2017 00:33:06

Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 4.7 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us10008jf4
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -10.9055, 164.6368
  • Time (UTC): 21 Apr 2017 00:07:04
  • Time (ECT): 21 Apr 2017 02:07:04

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in Solomon Islands , of Solomon Is. (population 366,000) .

Population

Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km no people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands 360000 people
Vanuatu Vanuatu 160000 people

Affected Populated Places

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Event time line

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event calculation detail

Event calculation detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
 
Episode 1164730
1 realtime 2017-04-21 02:33:10 No people affected No people affected 2.44 0
  Earthquake 182625
0 realtime 2017-04-21 02:33:10 No people affected No people affected 2.44 0
 
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IDAlert Color Date (UTC)Mag. and depthMax Intensity (mmi*)Pop. within 100 kmTsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1164730

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
Episode 1164730
1 realtime 2017-04-21 02:33:10 No people affected 2.44 0
  Earthquake 182625
0 realtime 2017-04-21 02:33:10 No people affected No people affected 2.44 0
Close
21 Apr 2017 00:07 4.7M, 10km N/A No people affected 00:26 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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