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Mw 4.7 Earthquake, Green alert in Solomon Islands on 21 Apr 2017 00:07 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary



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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km
  • on 21 Apr 2017 00:07 UTC
  • No people within 100km
  • inserted at 21 Apr 2017 00:33:06 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10008jf4 (neicid)

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Solomon Islands: Solomon Island: Earthquake Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) n° MDRSB006 update n° 1
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:55:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

Summary of major revisions made to emergency plan of action: This update details progress of the operation from its commencement on 9 December 2016 until 31 March 2017. Due to a lower actual number of non-food item (NFI) distributions and therefore reduced replenishment requirements than anticipated....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (71), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2),

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