M 5.5 in Solomon Is. on 20 Sep 2018 05:47 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: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -9.0038 , 158.3121
Event Date: 20 Sep 2018 05:47 UTC
Exposed Population: About 25000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 Sep 2018 06:07 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.6 (SLB)

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Latest media headlines

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World: Eighth Pacific Tsunami Drill set for September to November 2018
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:56:00 +0200.

Over 40 countries around the Pacific Rim will participate in a mock tsunami scenario from September to November 2018. The purpose of this exercise is to test country tsunami decision-making procedures and communication systems and processes
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UNESCO plans 8th Pacific Tsunami drill for September-November
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:51:00 +0200.

PARIS, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Over 40 countries in the Pacific Rim will participate in a mock tsunami scenario for September-November period this year to test their "tsunami decision-making procedures and communication systems and processes,"
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Eighth Pacific Tsunami Drill set for September to November 2018
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:00:00 +0200.

Over 40 countries around the Pacific Rim will participate in a mock tsunami scenario from September to November 2018. The purpose of this exercise is to test country tsunami decision-making procedures and communication systems and processes
...(more)
5.8 Earthquake Hits Solomon Islands
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 04:39:00 +0200.

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck the Solomon Islands on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey confirmed. The quake struck about 30 miles east-southeast of Gizo, the capital of the Western Province in the Solomon Islands on Ghizo Isl
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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),