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

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 8.0M
Depth: 28.7 Km
Lat/Lon: -10.7377 , 165.138
Event Date: 06 Feb 2013 01:12 UTC
06 Feb 2013 12:12 Local
Exposed Population: About 15000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC usc000f1s0
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 2.33m  
  C2 earthquake      
  Country Vulnerability      
  INFORM_normalised      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
122355 2 06 Feb 2013 01:12 8M, 33km N/A 10 thousand 1.7m (at 01:02) 1457d 11:59 NEIC
122356 1 06 Feb 2013 01:12 7.4M, 10km N/A 10 thousand 0.3m (at 00:12) 1457d 11:59 NEIC
122357 2 06 Feb 2013 01:12 8M, 5.8km N/A 10 thousand 1.7m (at 02:56) 1457d 12:00 NEIC
122363 2 06 Feb 2013 01:12 7.9M, 10km N/A 10 thousand 1.3m (at 00:10) 1457d 12:00 NEIC
122365 2 06 Feb 2013 01:12 8M, 28.7km 8.04 20 thousand 2.3m (at 03:52) 1457d 12:00 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
15000 people
2300 people
3100 people
4400 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 122365 -10.738/165.138 8.0 28.7 8.04 21 Feb 2018 13:15 1841d 12:02 (new episode)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands 3000 people
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands 1000 people
Solomon Is. Solomon Islands <1000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Malemgeulu Solomon Islands Village5 - 64 km
Menamini Solomon Islands Village5 - 66 km
Trevanion Solomon Islands Village5 - 66 km
Matamotu Solomon Islands Village5 - 66 km
Bema Solomon Islands Village5 - 67 km
Nemboe Solomon Islands Village5 - 70 km
Nudung Solomon Islands Village5 - 71 km
Malue Solomon Islands Village5 - 73 km
Noli Solomon Islands Village5 - 74 km
Nevea Solomon Islands Village5 - 75 km
Nonea Solomon Islands Village5 - 75 km
Neembuna Solomon Islands Village5 - 77 km
Menelu Solomon Islands Village5 - 78 km
Foa Solomon Islands Village5 - 80 km
Nuela Solomon Islands Village5 - 83 km
Masoko Solomon Islands Village5 - 84 km
Taepe Solomon Islands Village5 - 89 km
Noka Solomon Islands Village5 - 95 km
Lomlom Solomon Islands Village5 - 130 km
Nuali Solomon Islands Village5 - 132 km
Namania Solomon Islands Village5 - 132 km
Tuo Solomon Islands Village5 - 132 km
Malapu Solomon Islands Village5 - 134 km
Lipe Solomon Islands Village5 - 135 km
Avita Solomon Islands Village5 - 154 km
Nimbau Solomon Islands Village5 - 155 km
Asimboa Solomon Islands Village5 - 158 km
Apakhö Solomon Islands Village5 - 158 km
Malombo Solomon Islands Village5 - 162 km
Tanabili Solomon Islands Village5 - 164 km
Nama Solomon Islands Village5 - 205 km
Vana Solomon Islands Village5 - 205 km
Lale Solomon Islands Village5 - 206 km
Vanikoro Is Solomon Islands Village5 - 210 km
Peu Solomon Islands Village5 - 212 km
Arambu Solomon Islands Village5 - 215 km
Buma Solomon Islands Village5 - 221 km
Numbuko Solomon Islands Village5 - 222 km
Vanikoro Solomon Islands Village5 - 222 km
Oeili Solomon Islands Village5 - 224 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)
Santa Cruz SCZ unknown 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Graciosa Bay Soloman Islands
Peu Soloman Islands

More information

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