M 6.6 in Solomon Islands on 12 May 2020 22:41 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1217707
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.6M
Depth: 112.36 Km
Lat/Lon: -12.1059 , 166.5694
Event Date: 12 May 2020 22:41 UTC
13 May 2020 09:41 Local
Exposed Population: About 3000 people in MMI V
About 3000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 13 May 2020 22:45 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.6 (Solomon Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us70009f12 Scaled population (vector) 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1.18      
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 6 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (81), (3), NEIC (6), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), WMO (2), USGS (5), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),