M 8 Earthquake and Tsunami (2.3 m) in Solomon Islands on 06 Feb 2013 01:12 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 122355
Earthquake Magnitude: 8.0M
Depth: 28.7 Km
Lat/Lon: -10.7377 , 165.138
Event Date: 06 Feb 2013 01:12 UTC
Exposed Population: About 15000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 02 Feb 2017 13:12 UTC

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 2 2
usc000f1s0 Scaled population (vector) Max wave scenario 0m  
  C1 earthquake Max wave realtime 0m  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 2213 | About casualties: 163 | Last hour: 0

Nova réplica de 6.5 sacode as Ilhas SalomãoSun, 10 Feb 2013 00:52:00 +0100.

Quatro dias depois de um sismo, seguido de tsunami, ter atingido as Ilhas Salomão, uma nova réplica, de magnitude 6.5, foi registada este domingo, segundo anunciou o centro norte-americano de geofísica (USGS).
Solomon Islands: Rescuers struggle to aid Solomons quake victimsSun, 10 Feb 2013 00:35:00 +0100.

Source: Agence France-Presse Country: Solomon Islands 02/09/2013 07:28 GMT by Dorothy Wickham HONIARA, Feb 9, 2013 (AFP) - Relief workers scrambled to reach quake-ravaged villages in the Solomon Islands Saturday, with "unusual seismic activ
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World › M6.5 quake strikes off Solomon IslandsSun, 10 Feb 2013 00:18:00 +0100.

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit off the Solomon Islands on Sunday, the latest powerful aftershock following a 8.0-magnitude quake that sparked a tsunami four days ago, U.S. seismologists said. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck
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Opnieuw krachtige naschok op SalomonseilandenSun, 10 Feb 2013 00:15:00 +0100.

Vier dagen na de zware zeebeving rond de Salomonseilanden in de Stille Oceaan, is het gebied opnieuw getroffen door een krachtige naschok. De ...

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 (75), (3), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), WMO (2), USGS (4), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),