M 4.8 in Solomon Islands on 15 Apr 2017 23:53 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 41.95 km
Lat/Lon: -10.0424 , 160.9267
Event Date: 15 Apr 2017 23:53 UTC
Exposed Population: 104025 people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 Apr 2017 00:12 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 150 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Lo peor que puede pasar si un asteroide impacta contra la TierraThu, 20 Apr 2017 13:02:00 +0200. La visita de La Roca, el asteroide del tamaño del Peñón de Gibraltar que sobrevoló la Tierra el miércoles a la distancia segura de 1,8 millones de kilómetros (casi cinco veces la que nos separa de la Luna), ha vuelto a poner de actualidad l
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Lo peor que puede pasar si un asteroide impacta contra la TierraThu, 20 Apr 2017 12:16:00 +0200. La visita de La Roca, el asteroide del tamaño del Peñón de Gibraltar que sobrevoló la Tierra el miércoles a la distancia segura de 1,8 millones de kilómetros (casi cinco veces la que nos separa de la Luna), ha vuelto a poner de actualidad l
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Bringing the animals of the jungle to life in the stage show Running WildThu, 20 Apr 2017 12:07:00 +0200. Described as a ‘modern-day Jungle Book,’ the stage adaptation of the Michael Morpurgo children’s novel - inspired by a real-life story - follows the tale of Lilly, who is riding on Oona the elephant when the tsunami hits, and who is whisked
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Bringing the animals of the jungle to life in the stage show Running WildThu, 20 Apr 2017 11:30:00 +0200. Described as a ‘modern-day Jungle Book,’ the stage adaptation of the Michael Morpurgo children’s novel - inspired by a real-life story - follows the tale of Lilly, who is riding on Oona the elephant when the tsunami hits, and who is whisked
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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 (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),