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M 6 in Solomon Islands on 19 Mar 2017 15:43 UTC
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This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
  • Depth: 4.23 Km
  • Event Date: 19 Mar 2017 15:43 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 94735 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 19 Mar 2017 17:03 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: us20008t6m (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 272 | About casualties: 23 | Last hour: 0

6.0-magnitude earthquake strikes Solomon Islands, no tsunami warning
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 06:34:00 +0100   ibtimes-sg (en)

An earthquake of 6.0-magnitude hit off the Solomon Islands in the early hours of Monday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. The USGS said the quake struck at a depth of 4.0 kilometres, some 170 kilometres north-northeast of the capital city Honiara at around 2:43 am local time (11.43 pm Singapore time Sunday).

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6.0-magnitude quake hits off Solomon Islands
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 01:25:00 +0100   channelnewsasia (en)

HONG KONG: A 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit off the Solomon Islands in the early hours of Monday, the US Geological Survey said. The quake struck at 2:43am local time (11.43pm Singapore time Sunday) at a depth of 4.0 kilometres, some 170 kilometres north-northeast of the capital city Honiara, the USGS said.

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6.0-magnitude quake hits off Solomon Islands
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 21:36:00 +0100   newindianexpress (en)

HONG KONG: A 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit off the Solomon Islands in the early hours of Monday, the US Geological Survey said. The quake struck at 02:43 am local time (1543 GMT Sunday) at a depth of 4.0 kilometres (2.5 miles), some 170 kilometres north-northeast of the capital city Honiara, the USGS said.

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