M 7.6 in Solomon Islands on 12 Apr 2014 20:14 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 7.6M
Depth: Km
Event Date: 12 Apr 2014 20:14 UTC
13 Apr 2014 07:14 Local
Exposed Population:
About 17000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC
Inserted at: 12 Apr 2014 20:36 UTC


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  Earthquake Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 2
Scaled population (vector) Max wave scenario 0m  
  C1 earthquake Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 earthquake      
  Country Vulnerability      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1046613 1.6 12 Apr 2014 20:14 7.7M, 10km N/A 20 thousand (in 100km) 2.4m (at 00:12) 00:07 GEOFON
1046614 3 12 Apr 2014 20:14 8.3M, 10km N/A 20 thousand (in 100km) 4.9m (at 00:10) 00:07 NEIC
1046616 3 12 Apr 2014 20:14 8.3M, 10km N/A 20 thousand (in 100km) 4.9m (at 00:10) 00:10 USGS
1046624 2 12 Apr 2014 20:14 7.6M, 29.31km N/A 20 thousand (in 100km) 1.4m (at 00:12) 00:22 NEIC
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* 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.

Tsunami affected locations

Initial conditions

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