Earthquake in Solomon Islands

500 houses have been damaged or destroyed. The National Disaster Management Office says hundreds of people could be homeless. Only a few minor injuries are reported.

Source: www.glidenumber.net

 

 

Available Space-based Information for: Solomon Islands – Earthquake – Date 4 January 2010


 

Status Update: 5 January 2010

 

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER:
Contact email: un-spider@unoosa.org
Link: http://www.un-spider.org/

International Charter:
Activated: 5 January 2010
Project Manager:
François Boubila, SERCO / ESA ESRIN
Tel: +39 06941 80615
E-mail: francois.boubila@esa.int
Charter Requestor : UN Office for Outer Space Affairs
Link: http://www.disasterscharter.org/web/charter/activation_details?p_r_p_1415474252_assetId=ACT-285

 

National Contact Point
Mr Loti Yates
Director, National Disaster Management Office
Ministry of Home Affairs
PO Box G11 Honiara
Solomon Islands
Tel: +677 - 27 936
Fax: +677 - 27 937
Email:directorndc@solomon.com.sb


SOPAC Contact Point
Luma Darcy
Permanent Secretary
Country Representative to SOPAC
Ministry of Mines, Energy & Rural Electrification
PO Box G37
Honiara
Solomon Islands
Tel: +677 - 215 21/26 352
Fax: +677 - 25811
E-Mail: hupamaza@gmail.com


OCHA Contact Point
Peter Muller
Suva, Fiji
Tel: +679 - 331 67 61
Mobile: +679 - 999 1664
Email: Peter.Muller@undp.org

 

Space-based Information:

GDACS:
Link: http://www.gdacs.org/index.asp


Situation Reports:

See attached files below (8 reports)

Disaster Related Map/Images:

UNOCHA Disaster Map

Landslide 1
Landslide 2
Landslide 3

Earthquake/Tsunami 1
Earthquake/Tsunami 2 (Retavo)
Earthquake/Tsunami 3 (Retavo)

Other Links:

Reliefweb:
Link: http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/dbc.nsf/doc108?OpenForm&emid=EQ-2010-000002-SLB&rc=5

SOPAC Country Profile:
Link: http://www.sopac.org/Solomon+Islands.

USGS:
Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/us2010rdai.php

NASA Earth Observatory:
Link:  http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=42176

ADRC (Asian Disaster Reduction Center):
Link:  http://www.adrc.asia/view_disaster_en.php?NationCode=90&lang=&KEY=1357

Other Information:

Solomon Star (Newspaper):
Link: http://www.solomonstarnews.com/news/national/1610-quakes-hit-500-homes
Link:  http://www.solomonstarnews.com/news/national/1600-strong-quakes-hit-gizo

Solomon Times Online:
Link:  http://www.solomontimes.com/news.aspx?nwID=4784

Related Satellite Imagey:

Banita Judaea
Retavo
North Havila
Hopongo

 

Disaster Information
Name: 
Earthquake
Region: 
Solomon Islands
Occurance Date: 
04/01/2010
latitude: 
-9.74541
longitude: 
160.111