M 5.6 in Solomon Islands on 04 Aug 2020 16:31 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 1228875
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 70 Km
Lat/Lon: -12.5914 , 166.6011
Event Date: 04 Aug 2020 16:31 UTC
05 Aug 2020 03:31 Local
Exposed Population: About 1000 people in MMI>=IV
About 900 people within 100km
Inserted at: 04 Aug 2020 18:45 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Solomon Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000b993 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

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5 August 2020 - Strong Earthquake in Vanuatu Islands on 5 August 2020 ... Thu, 06 Aug 2020 05:00:00 +0200.

JABATAN METEOROLOGI MALAYSIA KEMENTERIAN ALAM SEKITAR DAN AIR JALAN SULTAN Telefon : 603-7967 8000 46667 PETALING JAYA Faksimili : 603-7957 8052 SELANGOR DARUL EHSAN E-mel : seismo@met.gov.my MALAYSIA Laman Web : www.met.gov.my JMM/POCGN(O)
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (42), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),