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M 5.7 in Solomon Islands on 06 Aug 2017 00:15 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Earthquake event

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  • Magnitude: 5.7 M
  • Depth: 72.79 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us2000a59l
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -10.266, 161.4781
  • Time (UTC): 06 Aug 2017 00:15:10
  • Time (ECT): 06 Aug 2017 02:15:10

Event time line

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IDAlertScore DateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1176459 -1

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1176459
1 realtime 2017-08-06 02:35:26 70 thousand 0
  Earthquake 194059
-1 realtime 2017-08-06 02:35:26 70 thousand 10 thousand 0
Close
06 Aug 2017 00:15 5.7M, 72.79km N/A 70 thousand 00:19 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

Population

Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km 71000 people
75 km 43000 people
50 km 24000 people
20 km 13000 people
10 km 6800 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people

The earthquake happened in Solomon Islands , of Solomon Is. (population 366,000) . The nearest places are Asimaenioha, Etamarorai, Heuru, Suuruaharau, Onehatare, Wango, Bia, Maranu'u, Manewaro, Maneoura, and Manakia.

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands 360000 people

Affected Populated Places

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Asimaenioha Solomon Islands Village5 - 3 km
Etamarorai Solomon Islands Village5 - 6 km
Heuru Solomon Islands Village5 - 9 km
Suuruaharau Solomon Islands Village5 - 10 km
Onehatare Solomon Islands Village5 - 10 km
Wango Solomon Islands Village5 - 10 km
Bia Solomon Islands Village5 - 11 km
Maranu'u Solomon Islands Village5 - 11 km
Manewaro Solomon Islands Village5 - 12 km
Maneoura Solomon Islands Village5 - 13 km
Oneoia Solomon Islands Village5 - 15 km
Huro Solomon Islands Village5 - 15 km
Tetere Solomon Islands Village5 - 17 km
Ubuna Solomon Islands Village5 - 17 km
Fagani Solomon Islands Village5 - 17 km
Tarosi Solomon Islands Village5 - 20 km
Tawaiabu Solomon Islands Village5 - 22 km
Hada Solomon Islands Village5 - 23 km
Rumahui Solomon Islands Village5 - 24 km
Manuagere Solomon Islands Village5 - 25 km
Umara Solomon Islands Village5 - 26 km
Kaokaona Solomon Islands Village5 - 26 km
Bio I Solomon Islands Village5 - 29 km
Sungasau Solomon Islands Village5 - 30 km
Suenn Solomon Islands Village5 - 30 km
Tawarodo Solomon Islands Village5 - 31 km
Apaoro Solomon Islands Village5 - 31 km
Hulihale Solomon Islands Village5 - 31 km
Pamua Solomon Islands Village5 - 33 km
Kaonasughu Solomon Islands Village5 - 36 km
Bugawahu Solomon Islands Village6 - 40 km
Waimapuru Solomon Islands Village5 - 40 km
Mwanimauru Solomon Islands Village5 - 46 km
Manchuki Solomon Islands Village5 - 47 km
Manihinua Solomon Islands Village5 - 49 km
Ngorangora Solomon Islands Village5 - 49 km
Arohane Solomon Islands Village5 - 51 km
Maniga Solomon Islands Village5 - 53 km
Tawani Solomon Islands Village5 - 53 km
Panuha Solomon Islands Village5 - 54 km
Bweinaniawarikiapu Solomon Islands Village5 - 54 km
Apurahe Solomon Islands Village5 - 54 km
Wugiroga Solomon Islands Village5 - 55 km
Okeoke Solomon Islands Village5 - 58 km
Maraone Solomon Islands Village5 - 58 km
Taraoto Solomon Islands Village5 - 58 km
Saa Solomon Islands Village5 - 59 km
Mehale Solomon Islands Village5 - 59 km
Palasuu Solomon Islands Village5 - 60 km
Manewiriwiri Solomon Islands Village5 - 60 km
Geigei Solomon Islands Village5 - 62 km
Na Wosi Solomon Islands Village5 - 62 km
Raa Solomon Islands Village5 - 65 km
Namakohigho Solomon Islands Village5 - 65 km
Tawasu Solomon Islands Village5 - 66 km
Maniate Solomon Islands Village5 - 66 km
Narohei Solomon Islands Village5 - 66 km
Wango Solomon Islands Village5 - 67 km
Wakora Solomon Islands Village5 - 69 km
Manakia Solomon Islands Village5 - 70 km

Critical infrastructure

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

Nearby and affected airports
Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Kirakira IRA 2 0 50 km
Parasi PRS unknown 0 62 km
Marau RUS unknown 0 84 km
Major ports
Name LOCODE Country Distance
Kira Kira Soloman Islands 51 km

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