M 4.5 in Solomon Islands on 18 Aug 2022 16:57 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 1334130
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 81.14 Km
Lat/Lon: -10.3387 , 161.5264
Event Date: 18 Aug 2022 16:57 UTC
19 Aug 2022 03:57 Local
Exposed Population:
80 thousand in MMI&>=III
Inserted at: 18 Aug 2022 22:18 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
6.6 (Solomon Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000ibwm 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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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),