M 5.5 in Solomon Is. on 17 Oct 2018 00:57 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1159230
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: -11.6074 , 166.2476
Event Date: 17 Oct 2018 00:57 UTC
Exposed Population: About 7000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 17 Oct 2018 01:17 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.6 (Solomon Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000hd5b Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.18  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 1 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Solomon IslandsThu, 18 Oct 2018 09:14:00 +0200.

10 Apr 2014 21:09 GMT Fears Solomon Islands death toll could rise There are concerns over an outbreak of disease following floods that have left at least 21 people dead. 05 Apr 2014 08:00 GMT Solomon Islands floods death toll rises At leas
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),