M 5.5 in Solomon Is. on 23 Jun 2018 00:33 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: 16.58 km
Lat/Lon: -10.2631 , 161.1162
Event Date: 23 Jun 2018 00:33 UTC
Exposed Population: About 73000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 23 Jun 2018 00:56 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.6 (SLB)

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Latest media headlines

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

Taiwan said to be asked to join US relief drill
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 19:28:00 +0200.

The US Navy has invited Taiwan to participate in the Pacific Partnership humanitarian relief training mission in the Solomon Islands in August, a senior defense official said on condition of anonymity. Washington has been working toward giv
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SOLOMONS TSUNAMI RECOVERY TO COST $6.4 MILLION
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 05:03:00 +0200.

HONIARA, Solomon Islands (Solomon Star, Feb. 5, 2008) - The Tsunami/earthquake rehabilitation programmes in the Solomon Islands’ Western and Choiseul Provinces will cost SB$45 million [US$6.4 million], the Prime Minister said yesterday. Dr
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22 Jun 2018- Gempa Bumi Kuat di Kepulauan Vanuatu pada 22 Jun 2018 jam ...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 05:16:00 +0200.

JMM/POCGN(O)/BK-24A Ruj :JMM.APL15/756/33/07 Jld.15(13) SIARAN MEDIA (Dikeluarkan pada: 06:00 am 22 Jun 2018) Gempa Bumi Kuat di Vanuatu Islands Pada 22 Jun 2018, 05:13am Satu gempa bumi Kuat bermagnitud 6.1 pada skala Richter telah berlaku
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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),