Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2). Summary
This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.Earthquake Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:69.46km19 May 2017 17:57:54 UTCAbout 67822 people within 100km
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Earthquake Event Characteristics Magnitude: 4.6 MDepth: 69.46 km (deep)Source: NEIC Location (latitude/longitude): -9.8427, 159.1539Time (UTC): 19 May 2017 17:57:54Time (ECT): 19 May 2017 19:57:54 Earthquake Impact Details
The earthquake happened off shore, near Solomon Islands, of Solomon Is. (population 366,000). The distance to the nearest coast is 61km. The nearest places are Chochokiki (60km), Konggau (60km), Kau (61km), Hoverihi (62km), Lamuas (62km), and 8 more.
The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.
For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Yandina (82km). The nearest ports are Yandina (84km), Pipisala Bay (93km), and Honiara (98km).
The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.
The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.Radius Population Density (people/km2) 75 km 15000 people 0 50 km no people 0 20 km no people 0 10 km no people 0
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