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M 5.9 in Solomon Islands on 13 Jan 2018 11:24 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
  • Depth: 23.5 Km
  • Event Date: 13 Jan 2018 11:24 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 3000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 13 Jan 2018 11:45 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.6 (SLB)

References

Known identifiers for this event: us2000cj9r (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 828 | About casualties: 79 | Last hour: 0

5.4 mag earthquake in Solomon region
Sun, 14 Jan 2018 03:13:00 +0100   fijitimes (en)

Update: 3:09PM A MODERATE size earthquake with an intermediate depth source location occurred in the Solomon Islands region early this morning. The Mineral Resources Department's Seismology Unit confirmed that this does not pose any threat to Fiji. According to a release by the department the 5.

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REUTERS - MAGNITUDE 6.0 EARTHQUAKE HITS 158 KM SOUTHEAST OF SOLOMON ISLANDS IN THE PACIFIC - USGS
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 13:08:00 +0100   nampa (en)

MAGNITUDE 6.0 EARTHQUAKE HITS 158 KM SOUTHEAST OF SOLOMON ISLANDS IN THE PACIFIC - USGS. Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters. MAGNITUDE 6.0 EARTHQUAKE HITS 158 KM SOUTHEAST OF SOLOMON ISLANDS IN THE PACIFIC - USGS Connect with Us Newsroom; Administration; TV production; Subscriptions ....

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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.

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.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (64), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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