M 5.6 in Solomon Is. on 17 Jun 2024 14:09 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 1433554
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 48.7 Km
Lat/Lon: -11.4526 , 166.2368
Event Date: 17 Jun 2024 14:09 UTC
18 Jun 2024 01:09 Local
Exposed Population: 20 thousand in MMI IV
Inserted at: 17 Jun 2024 16:24 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Solomon Is.)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000mt0h Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
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Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),