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M 5.7 in Solomon Islands on 06 Aug 2017 00:15 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
  • Depth: 72.79 Km
  • Event Date: 06 Aug 2017 00:15 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 71970 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 06 Aug 2017 00:35 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us2000a59l (neicid)

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6.1 mag earthquake in Solomon Is
Sun, 06 Aug 2017 06:29:00 +0200   fijitimes (en)

Update: 4:09PM A 6.1 MAGNITUDE earthquake occurred at mid-day today in the Solomon Islands region. The Seismology Unit of the Mineral Resources department confirmed the earthquake occurred at 12.15pm, and was located 192km Southeast from Honiara, Solomon Islands, 1109km Northwest from Port Vila, Vanuatu, and 2029km Northwest from Suva.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (64), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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