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M 4.9 in Solomon Islands on 13 Sep 2017 15:21 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: 4.9M
  • Depth: 51.52 Km
  • Event Date: 13 Sep 2017 15:21 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 41000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 13 Sep 2017 16:02 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.6 (SLB)


Known identifiers for this event: us2000alhx (neicid)

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Solomon region register 5.3 mag quake
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 01:58:00 +0200   fijitimes (en)

Update: 11:49AM A 5.3 MAGNITUDE earthquake occurred this morning in the Solomon Islands region. The Seismology Unit of the Mineral Resources department confirmed the earthquake occurred at 3:21am, and was located 274km Southeast from Honiara, Solomon Islands, 1027km North-Northwest from Port Vila, Vanuatu, and 1951km Northwest from Suva.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (60), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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