M 4.9 in Solomon Islands on 11 Jun 2017 14:20 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 46.26 Km
Lat/Lon: -10.8836 , 162.1204
Event Date: 11 Jun 2017 14:20 UTC
Exposed Population: About 31000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us20009luu
Inserted at: 11 Jun 2017 14:57 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 6.6 (SLB)

Gdacs Score

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1170377 0 11 Jun 2017 14:20 4.9M, 46.26km N/A 30 thousand 00:36 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Solomon Islands , of Solomon Is. (population 366,000) . The nearest places are Napasiwai, Iaruraha, Mwaniwowo, Funakumwa, Mwarairaru, Nasuragena, Geta, Hauraha, Star Harb, Wainaworasi, and Pamua.

Radius Population
100 km 31000 people
75 km 23000 people
50 km 14000 people
20 km 1300 people
10 km <1000 people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands 360000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Napasiwai Solomon Islands Village5 - 6 km
Iaruraha Solomon Islands Village5 - 11 km
Mwaniwowo Solomon Islands Village5 - 17 km
Funakumwa Solomon Islands Village5 - 19 km
Mwarairaru Solomon Islands Village5 - 21 km
Nasuragena Solomon Islands Village5 - 22 km
Geta Solomon Islands Village5 - 22 km
Hauraha Solomon Islands Village5 - 23 km
Star Harb Solomon Islands Village5 - 24 km
Wainaworasi Solomon Islands Village5 - 24 km
Nanepe Solomon Islands Village5 - 25 km
Tawarogha Solomon Islands Village5 - 26 km
Naparasusu Solomon Islands Village5 - 27 km
Mami Solomon Islands Village5 - 28 km
Naana Solomon Islands Village5 - 28 km
Maniborkosi Solomon Islands Village5 - 29 km
Fageifa Solomon Islands Village5 - 29 km
Wakora Solomon Islands Village5 - 29 km
Namaturi Solomon Islands Village5 - 30 km
Naganea Solomon Islands Village5 - 30 km
Manegohere Solomon Islands Village5 - 30 km
Napurongo Solomon Islands Village5 - 32 km
Naparaohau Solomon Islands Village5 - 32 km
Narohei Solomon Islands Village5 - 32 km
Narano Solomon Islands Village5 - 33 km
Raa Solomon Islands Village5 - 34 km
Nakuhu Solomon Islands Village5 - 36 km
Na Wosi Solomon Islands Village5 - 37 km
Ragapu Solomon Islands Village5 - 38 km
Mehale Solomon Islands Village5 - 38 km
Geigei Solomon Islands Village5 - 38 km
Maraone Solomon Islands Village5 - 39 km
Ngagatari Solomon Islands Village5 - 39 km
Okeoke Solomon Islands Village5 - 40 km
Namakohigho Solomon Islands Village5 - 40 km
Ghupuna Solomon Islands Village5 - 40 km
Taraoto Solomon Islands Village5 - 41 km
Nahahau Solomon Islands Village5 - 41 km
Wugiroga Solomon Islands Village5 - 41 km
Nafinotoga Solomon Islands Village5 - 41 km
Manakia Solomon Islands Village5 - 42 km
Wango Solomon Islands Village5 - 42 km
Santa Ana I Solomon Islands Village5 - 43 km
Bweinaniawarikiapu Solomon Islands Village5 - 43 km
Naparaoinawa Solomon Islands Village5 - 43 km
Maniga Solomon Islands Village5 - 44 km
Paa Solomon Islands Village5 - 45 km
Maniate Solomon Islands Village5 - 45 km
Manewiriwiri Solomon Islands Village5 - 46 km
Apurahe Solomon Islands Village5 - 47 km
Tawasu Solomon Islands Village5 - 47 km
Panuha Solomon Islands Village5 - 49 km
Manihinua Solomon Islands Village5 - 51 km
Tawani Solomon Islands Village5 - 52 km
Arohane Solomon Islands Village5 - 52 km
Mwanimauru Solomon Islands Village5 - 54 km
Manchuki Solomon Islands Village5 - 54 km
Ngorangora Solomon Islands Village5 - 54 km
Waimapuru Solomon Islands Village5 - 59 km
Bugawahu Solomon Islands Village6 - 61 km
Kaonasughu Solomon Islands Village5 - 64 km
Pamua Solomon Islands Village5 - 66 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Santa Ana NNB unknown 0 40 km
Kirakira IRA 2 0 53 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Cape Surville Soloman Islands 33 km
Kira Kira Soloman Islands 53 km

More information

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