M 6 in Solomon Islands on 19 Mar 2017 15:43 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 1108201
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 4.23 Km
Lat/Lon: -8.1474 , 160.7369
Event Date: 19 Mar 2017 15:43 UTC
Exposed Population: About 94000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 19 Mar 2017 17:03 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.6 (Solomon Is.)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.3
us20008t6m Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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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: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),