M 6.1 in Tonga Islands on 08 Oct 2017 14:04 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -19.0132 , -175.5559
Event Date: 08 Oct 2017 14:04 UTC
Exposed Population: Few people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000b2sv
Inserted at: 08 Oct 2017 14:25 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 ()

Gdacs Score

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1183257 0.01 08 Oct 2017 14:04 6.1M, 10km 3.9 Few people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:20 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened off shore.

Radius Population
100 km <1000 people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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