M 4.7 in Solomon Islands on 21 Aug 2022 11:46 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 1334421
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -7.2582 , 154.8117
Event Date: 21 Aug 2022 11:46 UTC
21 Aug 2022 21:46 Local
Exposed Population:
20 thousand in MMI III
Inserted at: 21 Aug 2022 12:28 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()


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(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000icir Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 rapid impact -0.59  
  C2 rapid impact 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 2.48  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

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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

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (41), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), (2), INFORM (1), USGS (2),