M 6 in Solomon Islands on 25 Nov 2021 12:04 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 39.91 Km
Lat/Lon: -10.7464 , 166.4849
Event Date: 25 Nov 2021 12:04 UTC
25 Nov 2021 23:04 Local
Exposed Population: About 10000 people in MMI>=VI
Few people affected (in MMI>=VII)
Source: NEIC us7000fwzz
Inserted at: 25 Nov 2021 12:23 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.6 (Solomon Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.3
us7000fwzz Scaled population (raster) 1.68  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.18  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1411887 0.3 25 Nov 2021 12:04 6M, 39.91km 6.93 741 (in MMI>=VII) 00:19 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Solomon Islands ,of Solomon Is. (population 366,000) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
<1000 people
9400 people
10000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1411887 -10.746/166.485 6.0 39.9 5.24 25 Nov 2021 12:25 00:21 (new episode)
2 0 1411887 -10.746/166.485 6.0 39.9 5.24 25 Nov 2021 14:06 02:02 (upd of #1)
3 0.3 1411887 -10.746/166.485 6.0 39.9 6.926 26 Nov 2021 12:07 1d 00:03 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands <1000 people
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands 3200 people
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands 2000 people
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands <1000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Noka Solomon Islands Village - 54 km
Lomlom Solomon Islands Village - 55 km
Taepe Solomon Islands Village - 59 km
Masoko Solomon Islands Village - 63 km
Nuela Solomon Islands Village - 65 km
Foa Solomon Islands Village - 68 km
Menelu Solomon Islands Village - 70 km
Nevea Solomon Islands Village - 73 km
Avita Solomon Islands Village - 53 km
Malombo Solomon Islands Village - 54 km
Lipe Solomon Islands Village - 57 km
Nuali Solomon Islands Village - 57 km
Namania Solomon Islands Village - 58 km
Nimbau Solomon Islands Village - 59 km
Apakhö Solomon Islands Village - 60 km
Tanabili Solomon Islands Village - 60 km
Tuo Solomon Islands Village - 60 km
Asimboa Solomon Islands Village - 61 km
Malapu Solomon Islands Village - 66 km
Neembuna Solomon Islands Village - 72 km
Malue Solomon Islands Village - 74 km
Nonea Solomon Islands Village - 75 km
Noli Solomon Islands Village - 76 km
Nudung Solomon Islands Village - 77 km
Nemboe Solomon Islands Village - 78 km
Bema Solomon Islands Village - 81 km
Matamotu Solomon Islands Village - 81 km
Trevanion Solomon Islands Village - 82 km
Menamini Solomon Islands Village - 84 km
Malemgeulu Solomon Islands Village - 85 km
Vana Solomon Islands Village - 100 km
Nama Solomon Islands Village - 102 km
Lale Solomon Islands Village - 103 km
Arambu Solomon Islands Village - 105 km
Vanikoro Is Solomon Islands Village - 109 km
Buma Solomon Islands Village - 109 km
Vanikoro Solomon Islands Village - 110 km
Peu Solomon Islands Village - 110 km
Numbuko Solomon Islands Village - 112 km
Oeili Solomon Islands Village - 115 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Santa Cruz SCZ unknown 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Graciosa Bay Soloman Islands
Peu Soloman Islands

More information

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