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This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.
- Earthquake Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:10km
- on 20 Apr 2017 22:59 UTC
- Few people within 100km
- inserted at 20 Apr 2017 23:18:04
- Magnitude: 5.4 M
- Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
- Source: NEIC us10008jeq
- Location (latitude/longitude): -20.5682, -173.6444
- Time (UTC): 20 Apr 2017 22:59:22
- Time (ECT): 21 Apr 2017 00:59:22
Earthquake impact details
The earthquake happened in Tonga
Population near epicenter
Affected Populated PlacesSee complete places
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