M 5 in Tonga on 11 Aug 2018 09:45 UTC
EQ parameters
Shakemap
Tsunami

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: 5.0M
Depth: 173.35 Km
Lat/Lon: -20.4793 , -176.2413
Event Date: 11 Aug 2018 09:45 UTC
Exposed Population: About 100 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000g6v2
Inserted at: 11 Aug 2018 10:08 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Tonga)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000g6v2 Scaled population 1.11  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1223475 0 11 Aug 2018 09:45 5M, 173.35km N/A Few people affected 00:22 NEIC
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Tonga , of Tonga (population 98,000) .

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

Region Province Country Population
Tonga Tonga 98000 people

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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