M 5.1 in Solomon Islands on 05 Aug 2022 02:37 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 1333225
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 111.672 Km
Lat/Lon: -10.7761 , 162.1293
Event Date: 05 Aug 2022 02:37 UTC
05 Aug 2022 13:37 Local
Exposed Population:
30 thousand in MMI IV
Inserted at: 05 Aug 2022 02:57 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
6.6 (Solomon Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000i88j Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 rapid impact -0.59  
  C2 rapid impact 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, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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Moderate yet deep 5.0 quake hits near Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa ... 2022-08-05T05:10+0200.

The German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported a magnitude 5.0 quake in the Solomon Islands near Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, only 14 minutes ago. The earthquake hit around noon on Friday, August 5th, 2022, at 1:37 p
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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Friday, August 5, 20 ... 2022-08-05T05:10+0200.

Moderate yet deep 5.0 quake hits near Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon Islands The German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported a magnitude 5.0 quake in the Solomon Islands near Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Prov
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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: EC-JRC (43), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),