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
07 Feb 2019 12:41 Local
Exposed Population: About 96000 people in MMI>=IV
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 (vector) 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 07 Feb 2019 01:41 5.5M, 65.94km 4.01 140 thousand 00:19 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* 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
<1000 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 50000 people
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands 220000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Ato Solomon Islands Village - 9 km
'Ailali Solomon Islands Village - 14 km
Manu Solomon Islands Village - 17 km
Fokinkorra Solomon Islands Village - 23 km
Gwaunatafu Solomon Islands Village - 28 km
Busukwae Solomon Islands Village - 30 km
Dala Solomon Islands Village - 35 km
Fote Solomon Islands Village - 38 km
Auki Solomon Islands Village 4200 people 43 km
A'ama Solomon Islands Village - 38 km
Kwaimbaambaala Solomon Islands Village - 46 km
Kunura Solomon Islands Village - 48 km
Bina Solomon Islands Village - 55 km
Malou Solomon Islands Village - 60 km
Olomburi Solomon Islands Village - 70 km
Manaba Solomon Islands Village - 70 km
Manikiriu Solomon Islands Village - 72 km
Paunairo Solomon Islands Village - 73 km
Baunani Solomon Islands Village - 75 km
Dinare Solomon Islands Village - 79 km
Abungari Solomon Islands Village - 81 km
Surairo Solomon Islands Village - 94 km
Ghole Solomon Islands Village - 95 km
Takataka Solomon Islands Village - 96 km
Siota Solomon Islands Village - 97 km
Hauhui Solomon Islands Village - 97 km
Kombe Solomon Islands Village - 97 km
Toa Solomon Islands Village - 98 km
Boromoli Solomon Islands Village - 98 km
Vatupura Solomon Islands Village - 98 km
Kaliala Solomon Islands Village - 99 km
Hanivaivine Solomon Islands Village - 99 km
O'io Solomon Islands Village - 100 km
Vuturua Solomon Islands Village - 100 km
Rara Solomon Islands Village - 100 km
Ghairavu Solomon Islands Village - 103 km
Vura Solomon Islands Village - 103 km
Longapolo Solomon Islands Village - 104 km
Small Nagela Solomon Islands Village - 105 km
Tokopigopi Solomon Islands Village - 106 km
Nata Solomon Islands Village - 107 km
Taroaniara Solomon Islands Village - 108 km
Gavuhoho Solomon Islands Village - 111 km
Bungano Solomon Islands Village - 113 km
Vunuha Solomon Islands Village - 113 km
Tulagi Solomon Islands Village 1400 people 113 km
Rua Sura Solomon Islands Village - 122 km
Vuluva Solomon Islands Village - 122 km
Mbokoaghau Solomon Islands Village - 123 km
Sepi Solomon Islands Village - 124 km
Tambunimane Solomon Islands Village - 124 km
Lokiha Solomon Islands Village - 124 km
Mbelasara Solomon Islands Village - 125 km
Vanuagobu Solomon Islands Village - 125 km
Sidu Solomon Islands Village - 126 km
Tatamba Solomon Islands Village - 126 km
Kulu Solomon Islands Village - 127 km
Dhadhaje Solomon Islands Village - 127 km
Aola Solomon Islands Village - 128 km
Seve Solomon Islands Village - 128 km
Ngalikomba Solomon Islands Village - 128 km
Komunimboko Solomon Islands Village - 129 km
Rere Solomon Islands Village - 129 km
Gembua Solomon Islands Village - 130 km
Mbulo Solomon Islands Village - 131 km
Saua Solomon Islands Village - 132 km
Komukea Solomon Islands Village - 132 km
Ghorambau Solomon Islands Village - 132 km
Soso Solomon Islands Village - 133 km
Lumu Solomon Islands Village - 133 km
Ambuavao Solomon Islands Village - 134 km
Komuvadha Solomon Islands Village - 135 km
Sopanitogha Solomon Islands Village - 136 km
Veranaue Solomon Islands Village - 136 km
Tenakea Solomon Islands Village - 136 km
Mbeghovuvudha Solomon Islands Village - 138 km
Marahovi Solomon Islands Village - 138 km
Sitaronda Solomon Islands Village - 138 km
Koetungi Solomon Islands Village - 141 km
Tutuva Solomon Islands Village - 142 km
Veranggono Solomon Islands Village - 142 km
Korai Solomon Islands Village - 142 km
Kusini Solomon Islands Village - 143 km
Loalonga Solomon Islands Village - 144 km
Kimage Solomon Islands Village - 145 km
Lungga Solomon Islands Village - 145 km
Petupai Solomon Islands Village - 146 km
Makana Solomon Islands Village - 146 km
Valasi Solomon Islands Village - 146 km
Hu'umarere Solomon Islands Village - 147 km
Kolochulu Solomon Islands Village - 148 km
Reko Solomon Islands Village - 148 km
Makana Solomon Islands Village - 149 km
Komunihara Solomon Islands Village - 149 km
Salamarao Solomon Islands Village - 149 km
Nalitata Solomon Islands Village - 150 km
Na Mbulonggato Solomon Islands Village - 150 km
Luvuna Solomon Islands Village - 150 km
Palasuu Solomon Islands Village - 151 km
Buala Solomon Islands Village 2600 people 152 km
Parom Bou Solomon Islands Village - 152 km
Kava Solomon Islands Village - 153 km
Makina Solomon Islands Village - 153 km
Honiara Solomon Islands Capital 55000 people 154 km
Na Mbakero Solomon Islands Village - 155 km
Saa Solomon Islands Village - 155 km
Ione Solomon Islands Village - 155 km
Kakambona Solomon Islands Village - 156 km
Sahasahakama Solomon Islands Village - 157 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
Honiara SBHIR Soloman Islands
Gojoruru Point Soloman Islands
Yandina SBXYA Soloman Islands
Pipisala Bay Soloman Islands

More information

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