M 5.9 in Solomon Islands on 13 Jan 2018 11:24 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 23.5 Km
Lat/Lon: -11.1957 , 163.0205
Event Date: 13 Jan 2018 11:24 UTC
Exposed Population: About 3000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 13 Jan 2018 11:45 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.6 (SLB)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 907 | About casualties: 79 | Last hour: 0

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Volcano in Papua New Guinea little known, hard to predictWed, 17 Jan 2018 09:39:00 +0100. CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — People in Papua New Guinea are being warned that an eruption of a volcano in the South Pacific nation could also cause a local tsunami. The volcano on Kadovar Island has been erupting for more than a week, forcing
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),