M 6.4 in Solomon Is. on 15 Oct 2021 02:44 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 1290280
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.4M
Depth: 22.55 Km
Lat/Lon: -8.8768 , 158.4815
Event Date: 15 Oct 2021 02:44 UTC
15 Oct 2021 13:44 Local
Exposed Population: About 4000 people in MMI VI
20 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 18 Oct 2021 14:59 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
6.6 (Solomon Is.)


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Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us6000furk Scaled population (raster) 0.3 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1.18      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (86), (3), NEIC (6), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), WMO (2), USGS (5), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),