M 5.3 in Solomon Islands on 31 Jan 2018 19:15 UTC
EQ parameters
Shakemap
Tsunami

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: 5.3M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -10.7782 , 164.3178
Event Date: 31 Jan 2018 19:15 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000cdbe
Inserted at: 31 Jan 2018 19:33 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Solomon Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000cdbe Scaled population 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1196563 0 31 Jan 2018 19:15 5.3M, 10km N/A No people affected 00:17 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

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

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

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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