M 5.5 in Solomon Is. on 07 Feb 2019 01:41 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 65.94 Km
Lat/Lon: -8.4642 , 160.9592
Event Date: 07 Feb 2019 01:41 UTC
Exposed Population: 130000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000jek8
Inserted at: 07 Feb 2019 02:00 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.6 (Solomon Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000jek8 Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.18  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1247836 0.01 07 Feb 2019 01:41 5.5M, 65.94km 4.01 140 thousand 00:19 NEIC
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Solomon Islands ,of Solomon Is. (population 366,000) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1247836 -8.464/160.959 5.5 65.94 3.84 07 Feb 2019 02:02 00:20 (new episode)
2 0 1247836 -8.464/160.959 5.5 65.94 4.01 07 Feb 2019 03:43 02:02 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands 76000 people
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands 150000 people

Affected populated places (*)

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Ato Solomon Islands Village5 - 9 km
'Ailali Solomon Islands Village5 - 14 km
Manu Solomon Islands Village5 - 17 km
Fokinkorra Solomon Islands Village5 - 23 km
Gwaunatafu Solomon Islands Village5 - 28 km
Busukwae Solomon Islands Village5 - 30 km
Dala Solomon Islands Village5 - 35 km
Fote Solomon Islands Village5 - 38 km
A'ama Solomon Islands Village5 - 38 km
Auki Solomon Islands Village5 4200 people 43 km
Kwaimbaambaala Solomon Islands Village5 - 46 km
Kunura Solomon Islands Village5 - 48 km
Bina Solomon Islands Village5 - 55 km
Malou Solomon Islands Village5 - 60 km
Olomburi Solomon Islands Village5 - 70 km
Manaba Solomon Islands Village5 - 70 km
Manikiriu Solomon Islands Village5 - 72 km
Paunairo Solomon Islands Village5 - 73 km
Baunani Solomon Islands Village5 - 75 km
Dinare Solomon Islands Village5 - 79 km
Abungari Solomon Islands Village5 - 81 km
Surairo Solomon Islands Village5 - 94 km
Ghole Solomon Islands Village5 - 95 km
Takataka Solomon Islands Village5 - 96 km
Siota Solomon Islands Village5 - 97 km
Hauhui Solomon Islands Village5 - 97 km
Kombe Solomon Islands Village5 - 97 km
Toa Solomon Islands Village5 - 98 km
Boromoli Solomon Islands Village5 - 98 km
Vatupura Solomon Islands Village5 - 98 km
Kaliala Solomon Islands Village5 - 99 km
Hanivaivine Solomon Islands Village5 - 99 km
O'io Solomon Islands Village5 - 100 km
Vuturua Solomon Islands Village5 - 100 km
Rara Solomon Islands Village5 - 100 km
Ghairavu Solomon Islands Village5 - 103 km
Vura Solomon Islands Village5 - 103 km
Longapolo Solomon Islands Village5 - 104 km
Small Nagela Solomon Islands Village5 - 105 km
Tokopigopi Solomon Islands Village5 - 106 km
Nata Solomon Islands Village5 - 107 km
Taroaniara Solomon Islands Village5 - 108 km
Gavuhoho Solomon Islands Village5 - 111 km
Bungano Solomon Islands Village5 - 113 km
Vunuha Solomon Islands Village5 - 113 km
Tulagi Solomon Islands Village5 1400 people 113 km
Rua Sura Solomon Islands Village5 - 122 km
Vuluva Solomon Islands Village5 - 122 km
Mbokoaghau Solomon Islands Village5 - 123 km
Sepi Solomon Islands Village5 - 124 km
Tambunimane Solomon Islands Village5 - 124 km
Lokiha Solomon Islands Village5 - 124 km
Mbelasara Solomon Islands Village5 - 125 km
Vanuagobu Solomon Islands Village5 - 125 km
Sidu Solomon Islands Village5 - 126 km
Tatamba Solomon Islands Village5 - 126 km
Kulu Solomon Islands Village5 - 127 km
Dhadhaje Solomon Islands Village5 - 127 km
Aola Solomon Islands Village5 - 128 km
Seve Solomon Islands Village5 - 128 km
Ngalikomba Solomon Islands Village5 - 128 km
Komunimboko Solomon Islands Village5 - 129 km
Rere Solomon Islands Village5 - 129 km
Gembua Solomon Islands Village5 - 130 km
Mbulo Solomon Islands Village5 - 131 km
Saua Solomon Islands Village5 - 132 km
Komukea Solomon Islands Village5 - 132 km
Ghorambau Solomon Islands Village5 - 132 km
Soso Solomon Islands Village5 - 133 km
Lumu Solomon Islands Village5 - 133 km
Ambuavao Solomon Islands Village5 - 134 km
Komuvadha Solomon Islands Village5 - 135 km
Sopanitogha Solomon Islands Village5 - 136 km
Veranaue Solomon Islands Village5 - 136 km
Tenakea Solomon Islands Village5 - 136 km
Mbeghovuvudha Solomon Islands Village5 - 138 km
Marahovi Solomon Islands Village5 - 138 km
Sitaronda Solomon Islands Village5 - 138 km
Koetungi Solomon Islands Village5 - 141 km
Tutuva Solomon Islands Village5 - 142 km
Veranggono Solomon Islands Village5 - 142 km
Korai Solomon Islands Village5 - 142 km
Kusini Solomon Islands Village5 - 143 km
Loalonga Solomon Islands Village5 - 144 km
Kimage Solomon Islands Village5 - 145 km
Lungga Solomon Islands Village5 - 145 km
Petupai Solomon Islands Village5 - 146 km
Makana Solomon Islands Village5 - 146 km
Valasi Solomon Islands Village5 - 146 km
Hu'umarere Solomon Islands Village5 - 147 km
Kolochulu Solomon Islands Village5 - 148 km
Reko Solomon Islands Village5 - 148 km
Makana Solomon Islands Village5 - 149 km
Komunihara Solomon Islands Village5 - 149 km
Salamarao Solomon Islands Village5 - 149 km
Nalitata Solomon Islands Village5 - 150 km
Na Mbulonggato Solomon Islands Village5 - 150 km
Luvuna Solomon Islands Village5 - 150 km
Palasuu Solomon Islands Village5 - 151 km
Buala Solomon Islands Village5 2600 people 152 km
Parom Bou Solomon Islands Village5 - 152 km
Kava Solomon Islands Village5 - 153 km
Makina Solomon Islands Village5 - 153 km
Na Mbakero Solomon Islands Village5 - 155 km
Saa Solomon Islands Village5 - 155 km
Ione Solomon Islands Village5 - 155 km
Sahasahakama Solomon Islands Village5 - 157 km
Peonakake Solomon Islands Village5 - 157 km
Poinagobo Solomon Islands Village5 - 157 km
Valembolo Solomon Islands Village5 - 157 km
Aruliho Solomon Islands Village5 - 158 km
Belana Solomon Islands Village5 - 159 km
Alavugu Solomon Islands Village5 - 159 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Kwai Harbour KWR unknown 0
Auki AKS 2 0
Atoifi ATD unknown 0
Onepusu ONE unknown 0
Tarapaina TAA unknown 0
Tulaghi Island TLG unknown 0
Mbambanakira MBU unknown 0
Henderson International HIR 9 0
Savo SVY unknown 0
Parasi PRS unknown 0
Marau RUS unknown 0
Avu Avu AVU unknown 0
Yandina XYA unknown 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Auki Harbor Soloman Islands
Tulaghi Harbor Soloman Islands
Aola Bay Soloman Islands
Gojoruru Point Soloman Islands
Yandina SBXYA Soloman Islands

More information

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