Details of Disaster Information

Solomon Islands : Earthquake : 2016/12/09
GLIDE: EQ-2016-000128-SLB  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2016/12/09
Solomon Islands
Name Earthquake
Outline On 9 December 2016, a 7.8M earthquake struck the Solomon Islands. Some 6,900 people were affected by the earthquake.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • Government of Solomon Islands 2016/12/12
    Most affected areas are Weather coast of Makira, South Malaita and East Guadalcanal. Impacts of earthquake and tsunami in other parts of Makira, Malaita and Guadalcanal have also been reported.
  • UNOCHA 2016/12/12
    The earthquake destroyed 191 houses, and damaged schools and health clinics.