M 5.7 in Solomon Islands on 26 Jan 2019 02:07 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: 5.7M
Depth: 52.31 Km
Lat/Lon: -10.8694 , 165.9495
Event Date: 26 Jan 2019 02:07 UTC
26 Jan 2019 13:07 Local
Exposed Population: About 20000 people in MMI>=IV
About 20000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j92j
Inserted at: 26 Jan 2019 02:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.6 (Solomon Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000j92j Scaled population (vector) 0  
  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
1246246 0 26 Jan 2019 02:07 5.7M, 52.31km 4.46 20 thousand 00:18 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
no people
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1246246 -10.869/165.95 5.7 52.31 4.46 26 Jan 2019 02:27 00:19 (new episode)
2 0 1246246 -10.869/165.95 5.7 52.31 4.46 26 Jan 2019 04:09 02:02 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands 4100 people
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands <1000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Masoko Solomon Islands Village - 12 km
Neembuna Solomon Islands Village - 13 km
Nonea Solomon Islands Village - 15 km
Noli Solomon Islands Village - 16 km
Nemboe Solomon Islands Village - 20 km
Taepe Solomon Islands Village - 21 km
Nuela Solomon Islands Village - 22 km
Noka Solomon Islands Village - 23 km
Menelu Solomon Islands Village - 23 km
Foa Solomon Islands Village - 24 km
Nudung Solomon Islands Village - 24 km
Malue Solomon Islands Village - 24 km
Menamini Solomon Islands Village - 24 km
Nevea Solomon Islands Village - 25 km
Malemgeulu Solomon Islands Village - 26 km
Matamotu Solomon Islands Village - 27 km
Trevanion Solomon Islands Village - 29 km
Bema Solomon Islands Village - 29 km
Avita Solomon Islands Village - 69 km
Lomlom Solomon Islands Village - 70 km
Nimbau Solomon Islands Village - 70 km
Nuali Solomon Islands Village - 73 km
Namania Solomon Islands Village - 73 km
Apakhö Solomon Islands Village - 74 km
Asimboa Solomon Islands Village - 74 km
Tuo Solomon Islands Village - 75 km
Malombo Solomon Islands Village - 75 km
Lipe Solomon Islands Village - 76 km
Tanabili Solomon Islands Village - 78 km
Malapu Solomon Islands Village - 80 km
Vana Solomon Islands Village - 123 km
Nama Solomon Islands Village - 123 km
Lale Solomon Islands Village - 125 km
Vanikoro Is Solomon Islands Village - 129 km
Peu Solomon Islands Village - 131 km
Arambu Solomon Islands Village - 132 km
Buma Solomon Islands Village - 137 km
Vanikoro Solomon Islands Village - 139 km
Numbuko Solomon Islands Village - 139 km
Oeili Solomon Islands Village - 142 km
Vipaka Vanuatu Village - 286 km

see full list


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
Torres TOH unknown 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Graciosa Bay Soloman Islands
Peu Soloman Islands

More information

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