M 6 in Solomon Islands on 25 Nov 2021 12:04 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 1298426
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 39.91 Km
Lat/Lon: -10.7464 , 166.4849
Event Date: 25 Nov 2021 12:04 UTC
25 Nov 2021 23:04 Local
Exposed Population: About 10000 people in MMI>=VI
Few people affected (in MMI>=VII)
Inserted at: 25 Nov 2021 12:23 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
6.6 (Solomon Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.3
us7000fwzz Scaled population (raster) 1.68  
  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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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),