M 5.7 in Solomon Islands on 26 Jan 2019 02:07 UTC
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: 5.7M
Depth: 52.31 Km
Lat/Lon: -10.8694 , 165.9495
Event Date: 26 Jan 2019 02:07 UTC
Exposed Population: About 20000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j92j
Inserted at: 26 Jan 2019 02:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.6 (Solomon Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000j92j Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.18  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1246246 0.01 26 Jan 2019 02:07 5.7M, 52.31km 4.46 20 thousand 00:18 NEIC
* 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) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1246246 -10.869/165.95 5.7 52.31 4.46 26 Jan 2019 02:27 00:19 (new episode)
2 0 1246246 -10.869/165.95 5.7 52.31 4.46 26 Jan 2019 04:09 02:02 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands 4100 people
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands <1000 people

Affected populated places (*)

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Masoko Solomon Islands Village5 - 12 km
Neembuna Solomon Islands Village5 - 13 km
Nonea Solomon Islands Village5 - 15 km
Noli Solomon Islands Village5 - 16 km
Nemboe Solomon Islands Village5 - 20 km
Taepe Solomon Islands Village5 - 21 km
Nuela Solomon Islands Village5 - 22 km
Noka Solomon Islands Village5 - 23 km
Menelu Solomon Islands Village5 - 23 km
Foa Solomon Islands Village5 - 24 km
Nudung Solomon Islands Village5 - 24 km
Malue Solomon Islands Village5 - 24 km
Menamini Solomon Islands Village5 - 24 km
Nevea Solomon Islands Village5 - 25 km
Malemgeulu Solomon Islands Village5 - 26 km
Matamotu Solomon Islands Village5 - 27 km
Trevanion Solomon Islands Village5 - 29 km
Bema Solomon Islands Village5 - 29 km
Avita Solomon Islands Village5 - 69 km
Lomlom Solomon Islands Village5 - 70 km
Nimbau Solomon Islands Village5 - 70 km
Nuali Solomon Islands Village5 - 73 km
Namania Solomon Islands Village5 - 73 km
Apakhö Solomon Islands Village5 - 74 km
Asimboa Solomon Islands Village5 - 74 km
Tuo Solomon Islands Village5 - 75 km
Malombo Solomon Islands Village5 - 75 km
Lipe Solomon Islands Village5 - 76 km
Tanabili Solomon Islands Village5 - 78 km
Malapu Solomon Islands Village5 - 80 km
Vana Solomon Islands Village5 - 123 km
Nama Solomon Islands Village5 - 123 km
Lale Solomon Islands Village5 - 125 km
Vanikoro Is Solomon Islands Village5 - 129 km
Peu Solomon Islands Village5 - 131 km
Arambu Solomon Islands Village5 - 132 km
Buma Solomon Islands Village5 - 137 km
Vanikoro Solomon Islands Village5 - 139 km
Numbuko Solomon Islands Village5 - 139 km
Oeili Solomon Islands Village5 - 142 km
Vipaka Vanuatu Village5 - 286 km

see full list


Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Santa Cruz SCZ unknown 0
Torres TOH unknown 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Graciosa Bay Soloman Islands
Peu Soloman Islands

More information

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