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M 4.7 in Solomon Islands on 21 Apr 2017 00:07 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Media reports

Media coverage of this event

Media analysis

  • Articles: 75
  • Articles about casualties: 2 (2.7%)
  • Articles in last hour: 0

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The headlines below have been automatically extracted by the Europe Media Monitor.

Mentioning 'Solomon'

Solomon Islands: Solomon Island: Earthquake Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) n° MDRSB006 update n° 1
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:55:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

Summary of major revisions made to emergency plan of action: This update details progress of the operation from its commencement on 9 December 2016 until 31 March 2017. Due to a lower actual number of non-food item (NFI) distributions and therefore reduced replenishment requirements than anticipated....

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Social media analysis

Experimental feature

The information below is extracted by an experimental JRC system to analyze Twitter messages for the occurance of secondary effects for earthquakes and tsunamis. This feature is currently not available for other disaser types.

Twitter reaction

The graph above shows the number of tweets per minute just before and just after the earthquake. The higher the values and the larger the difference between before and after, the more the earthquake was felt by the local population. Note that after 20 to 30 minutes, many tweets will come from areas not near the earthquake. These indicate general interest in this event rather than local impact.

Tweets mentioning secondary effects

The graph above shows tweets for keywords related to common secondary effects. A large difference between tweets counts before and after the event for any of these keywords is a good indication that the secondary effect occurred.