M 5.9 in Solomon Islands on 17 Jul 2018 07:02 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: 59.76 Km
Lat/Lon: -11.6936 , 166.3297
Event Date: 17 Jul 2018 07:02 UTC
Exposed Population: About 5000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 17 Jul 2018 07:23 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.6 (SLB)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 10 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Strong Earthquake Shakes Solomon Islands in South Pacific
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 06:19:00 +0200.

BANGKOK – A magnitude-5.9 earthquake shook the waters south east of the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific on Tuesday, although no damages have been reported by authorities. The United States Geological Survey, which records seismic activ
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2:52 Earthquake of 5.9 Magnitude Shakes Salomon Islands
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:16:00 +0200.

17 de julio de 2018, 14:52 Washington, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) An earthquake of 5.9 magnitude on the Richter scale today shook Salomon Islands, in the Pacific Ocean, reported the United States Geological Survey (USGS). According to the agen
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9:22 Un terremoto de magnitud 5,9 estremece las Islas Salomón
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:42:00 +0200.

Washington, 17 jul (PL) Un terremoto con una magnitud de 5,9 en la escala de Richter sacudió hoy a las Islas Salomón, en el océano Pacífico, informó el Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS, por las siglas en inglés). Según el organis
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Un terremoto de magnitud 5,9 sacude las Islas Salomón, en el Pacífico ...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:57:00 +0200.

EL NUEVO DIARIO, BANGKOK.- Un terremoto de magnitud 5,9 sacudió hoy las aguas en el sureste de las Islas Salomón, en el Pacífico Sur, sin que las autoridades hayan informado de daños ni emitido alerta de tsunami. El Servicio Geológico de Es
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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),