M 5.5 in Solomon Islands on 18 Mar 2016 12:49 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 42.26 km
Lat/Lon: -12.4869 , 166.5309
Event Date: 18 Mar 2016 12:49 UTC
Exposed Population: About 1803 people within 100km
Inserted at: 18 Mar 2016 13:12 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 240 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Brüssel: Facebook schaltet "Sicherheitscheck" nach Brüsseler Anschlägen anTue, 22 Mar 2016 12:35:00 +0100. Facebook hat nach den Explosionen in Brüssel seinen "Sicherheitscheck" eingeschaltet, über den Nutzer Freunden mitteilen können, dass sie in Sicherheit sind. Der Service war unter anderem nach den Terroranschlägen in Paris im vergangenen No
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Brüssel: LiveBlog: Offenbar mindestens 28 Tote bei Anschlägen in BrüsselTue, 22 Mar 2016 12:35:00 +0100. Mindestens 28 Menschen sollen bei den Terroranschlägen am Flughafen und in der Metro von Brüssel ums Leben gekommen sein. | Foto: dpa/Screenshot Twitter @alxdm. Mindestens 28 Menschen sollen bei den Terroranschlägen am Flughafen und in der
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Facebook Safety Check Activated In Wake Of Brussels Airport, Metro Explosio ... Tue, 22 Mar 2016 12:33:00 +0100. Facebook activated its Safety Check service Tuesday to allow those in Brussels to inform friends and family that they are safe following explosions in the Belgian capital’s airport and subway stations which have left many dead. On Tuesday m
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Facebook schaltet «Sicherheitscheck» nach Brüsseler Anschlägen anTue, 22 Mar 2016 12:28:00 +0100. Brüssel (dpa). Facebook hat nach den Explosionen in Brüssel seinen «Sicherheitscheck» eingeschaltet, über den Nutzer Freunden mitteilen können, dass sie in Sicherheit sind. Der Service war unter anderem nach den Terroranschlägen in Paris im
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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