M 4.7 in Solomon Islands on 17 Feb 2017 14:05 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
Depth: 80.22 Km
Lat/Lon: -10.4106 , 161.1989
Event Date: 17 Feb 2017 14:05 UTC
Exposed Population: About 50000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 17 Feb 2017 14:21 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.6 (SLB)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 215 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

BNPB: Tiap Tahun Negara Rugi Rp 30 Triliun Akibat Bencana
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:06:00 +0100.

Yogyakarta - Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana (BNPB) mencatat sebanyak 148,4 juta warga Indonesia tinggal di daerah rawan gempa bumi, 5 juta di daerah rawan tsunami, 1,2 juta penduduk di daerah rawan erupsi gunung api, 63,7 juta jiwa d
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Jutaan Penduduk Indonesia Tinggal di Daerah Rawan Bencana
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:32:00 +0100.

BADAN Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana (BNPB) mencatat sebanyak 148,4 juta warga Indonesia tinggal di daerah rawan gempa bumi, 5 juta di daerah rawan tsunami, 1,2 juta penduduk di daerah rawan erupsi gunung api, 63,7 juta jiwa di daerah rawa
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Delaciones de Odebrecht causarán un “tsunami” en la política brasileña
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:31:00 +0100.

El fiscal regional de Brasil, Carlos Fernando dos Santos Lima, uno de los principales negociadores de la delación premiada de Odebrecht, advirtió que las revelaciones de los ejecutivos y ex empleados de la constructora generarán un tsunami
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Geplante Wiederbesiedlung - Hohes Strahlenrisiko in Dorf nahe Atomruin ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:30:00 +0100.

Sechs Jahre nach der Katastrophe im Atomkraftwerk Fukushima will die japanische Regierung die Evakuierung eines nahen Dorfes aufheben – obwohl dort laut Umweltschützern weiter hohe Strahlenrisiken bestehen. Nach einer am Dienstag veröffentl
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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),