M 4.6 in Solomon Islands from 19 May 2017 17:57 UTC to 17:57

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 69.46 km
Lat/Lon: -9.698 , 158.9498
Event Date: 19 May 2017 17:57 UTC
Exposed Population: About 28000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 19 May 2017 18:18 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.6 (SLB)

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Latest media headlines

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Aceh und die Scharia Die öffentlichen Stockhiebe gegen Homosexuelle lenken ... Tue, 23 May 2017 16:10:00 +0200. Religiös-konservative und islamistische Strömungen sind in Indonesiens Politik und Gesellschaft immer stärker auf dem Vormarsch. Unter anderem zeigt sich das auch in der besonders konservativ-islamisch geprägten Provinz Aceh, wo jetzt zwei
Una acción humanitaria inclusiva: La promesa que sigue sin llegar a las per ... Tue, 23 May 2017 14:34:00 +0200. Handicap International apela a gobiernos y actores humanitarios a firmar la Carta para la Inclusión de Personas con Discapacidad. LYON (FRANCIA), 23 May. (Por Ricardo Pla Cordero, Handicap International) - Hace hoy un año, la Carta sobre la
El “tsunami” chino mueve ficha para proteger su industria del azúcarTue, 23 May 2017 12:36:00 +0200. La estrategia de China amenaza con causar un “tsunami” en el mercado mundial del azúcar. El Ministerio de Comercio anunciaba ayer la imposición de un nuevo arancel a las importaciones de azúcar que excedan la cuota asignada, en una clara to
Sjældent vejrfænomen ramte dansk havnTue, 23 May 2017 12:32:00 +0200. Det hører til sjældenhederne, at en tsunami rammer Danmark, men det var ikke desto mindre tilfældet søndag morgen. Godt nok var der ikke tale om en tsunarmi i den størrelsesorden, som man til tider ser i udlandet, men en såkaldt meteo-tsuna

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),