M 6 in Solomon Islands on 22 Nov 2022 02:37 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: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -9.9018 , 159.5251
Event Date: 22 Nov 2022 02:37 UTC
22 Nov 2022 13:37 Local
Exposed Population: About 90000 people in MMI
8 thousand in MMI V
Source: NEIC us7000irfm
Inserted at: 22 Nov 2022 02:57 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000irfm Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1474508 0 22 Nov 2022 02:37 6M, 10km 5.21 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:19 NEIC
1475787 0 22 Nov 2022 02:37 6M, 10km 5.16 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 6d 18:41 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
90000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1474508 -9.902/159.525 6.0 10.0 5.391 22 Nov 2022 03:01 00:23 (new episode)
2 0 1474508 -9.902/159.525 6.0 10.0 5.391 22 Nov 2022 04:43 02:05 (upd of #1)
3 0 1474508 -9.89/159.482 6.0 10.0 5.206 22 Nov 2022 22:41 20:03 (upd of #2)
4 0 1474508 -9.89/159.482 6.0 10.0 5.206 23 Nov 2022 03:40 1d 01:02 (upd of #3)
5 0 1475787 159.471/-9.894 6 10 5.156 29 Nov 2022 00:51 6d 22:13 (new episode)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands <1000 people
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands 110000 people
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands 71000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Ouitcho Solomon Islands Village - 35 km
Chapunamo Solomon Islands Village - 37 km
Lamuas Solomon Islands Village - 39 km
Koraga Solomon Islands Village - 34 km
Takatakati Solomon Islands Village - 35 km
Konggau Solomon Islands Village - 36 km
Euro Solomon Islands Village - 40 km
Iruiru Solomon Islands Village - 41 km
Hoverihi Solomon Islands Village - 42 km
Chochokiki Solomon Islands Village - 44 km
Kau Solomon Islands Village - 46 km
Nduindui Solomon Islands Village - 47 km
Tangarare Solomon Islands Village - 48 km
Isuisu Solomon Islands Village - 52 km
Ghaningangao Solomon Islands Village - 53 km
Veravaulo Solomon Islands Village - 55 km
Haliupai Solomon Islands Village - 55 km
Hularu Solomon Islands Village - 58 km
Nambacomba Solomon Islands Village - 60 km
Maravovo Solomon Islands Village - 64 km
Bahi Solomon Islands Village - 68 km
Guranja Solomon Islands Village - 68 km
Tasi Solomon Islands Village - 69 km
Naro Solomon Islands Village - 69 km
Boitsatsu Solomon Islands Village - 71 km
Veralevuha Solomon Islands Village - 71 km
Kakambona Solomon Islands Village - 71 km
Aruliho Solomon Islands Village - 73 km
Honiara Solomon Islands Capital 56000 people 73 km
Taba Solomon Islands Village - 73 km
Belana Solomon Islands Village - 74 km
Vatupilei Solomon Islands Village - 74 km
Sahasahakama Solomon Islands Village - 77 km
Nalitata Solomon Islands Village - 81 km
Lungga Solomon Islands Village - 83 km
Tutuva Solomon Islands Village - 87 km
Komuvadha Solomon Islands Village - 97 km
Lakatana Solomon Islands Village - 63 km
Lambia Solomon Islands Village - 68 km
Ralavu Solomon Islands Village - 72 km
Chamburu Solomon Islands Village - 75 km
Chahoga Solomon Islands Village - 76 km
Mbaole Solomon Islands Village - 76 km
Chapuru Solomon Islands Village - 76 km
Kokomu Solomon Islands Village - 77 km
Levuka Solomon Islands Village - 82 km
Manivasa Solomon Islands Village - 85 km
Charavutu Solomon Islands Village - 89 km
Reko Solomon Islands Village - 90 km
Na Mbakero Solomon Islands Village - 90 km
Valembolo Solomon Islands Village - 91 km
Yandina Solomon Islands Village - 91 km
Luvuna Solomon Islands Village - 93 km
Sopanitogha Solomon Islands Village - 94 km
Petupai Solomon Islands Village - 95 km
Kolochulu Solomon Islands Village - 95 km
Kusini Solomon Islands Village - 95 km
Ngalituturiha Solomon Islands Village - 96 km
Raurembo Solomon Islands Village - 96 km
Lova Solomon Islands Village - 96 km
Veranggono Solomon Islands Village - 96 km
Ambuavao Solomon Islands Village - 96 km
Makana Solomon Islands Village - 98 km
Tenakea Solomon Islands Village - 99 km
Ghorambau Solomon Islands Village - 99 km
Salamarao Solomon Islands Village - 102 km
Komukea Solomon Islands Village - 102 km
Ngalikomba Solomon Islands Village - 104 km
Mbeghovuvudha Solomon Islands Village - 105 km
Kulu Solomon Islands Village - 107 km
Soso Solomon Islands Village - 108 km
Naho Solomon Islands Village - 113 km
Mbokoaghau Solomon Islands Village - 113 km
Tambunimane Solomon Islands Village - 113 km
Gembua Solomon Islands Village - 114 km
Mbelasara Solomon Islands Village - 114 km
Makana Solomon Islands Village - 114 km
Vunuha Solomon Islands Village - 115 km
Bungano Solomon Islands Village - 115 km
Tulagi Solomon Islands Village 1500 people 115 km
Kuma Solomon Islands Village - 116 km
Valasi Solomon Islands Village - 116 km
Gavuhoho Solomon Islands Village - 117 km
Vanuagobu Solomon Islands Village - 118 km
Makaruka Solomon Islands Village - 118 km
Aola Solomon Islands Village - 118 km
Taroaniara Solomon Islands Village - 119 km
Komunimboko Solomon Islands Village - 120 km
Marahovi Solomon Islands Village - 121 km
Nata Solomon Islands Village - 121 km
Tokopigopi Solomon Islands Village - 122 km
Mbalo Solomon Islands Village - 122 km
Small Nagela Solomon Islands Village - 123 km
Longapolo Solomon Islands Village - 125 km
Ghairavu Solomon Islands Village - 125 km
Vura Solomon Islands Village - 127 km
Seve Solomon Islands Village - 127 km
Balo Solomon Islands Village - 127 km
Rere Solomon Islands Village - 128 km
Hanivaivine Solomon Islands Village - 128 km
Vuturua Solomon Islands Village - 129 km
Rara Solomon Islands Village - 129 km
Mbulo Solomon Islands Village - 130 km
Boromoli Solomon Islands Village - 130 km
Kaliala Solomon Islands Village - 130 km
Veramakuru Solomon Islands Village - 130 km
Kombe Solomon Islands Village - 130 km
Toa Solomon Islands Village - 131 km
Siota Solomon Islands Village - 131 km
Sitaronda Solomon Islands Village - 131 km
Lumu Solomon Islands Village - 132 km
Rua Sura Solomon Islands Village - 133 km
Na Mbulonggato Solomon Islands Village - 133 km
Koetungi Solomon Islands Village - 137 km
Korai Solomon Islands Village - 142 km
Buala Solomon Islands Village 2700 people 193 km
Nineveh Solomon Islands Village - 216 km
'Ailali Solomon Islands Village - 219 km
Seghe Solomon Islands Village - 228 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) Distance
Henderson International HIR 9 0 82 km
Savo SVY unknown 0 90 km
Yandina XYA unknown 0 92 km
Avu Avu AVU unknown 0 103 km
Tulaghi Island TLG unknown 0 115 km
Mbambanakira MBU unknown 0 141 km
Sege EGM 3 0 229 km

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country Distance
Honiara SBHIR Soloman Islands 74 km
Yandina SBXYA Soloman Islands 95 km
Pipisala Bay Soloman Islands 106 km
Tulaghi Harbor Soloman Islands 116 km
Aola Bay Soloman Islands 120 km

More information

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