M 5.8 in South Of Tonga Islands on 10 Jan 2019 17:00 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: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -26.9128 , -175.4944
Event Date: 10 Jan 2019 17:00 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j2kv
Inserted at: 10 Jan 2019 18:28 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 ()

Gdacs Score

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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1244506 -26.963/-175.417 5.8 10 2.29 10 Jan 2019 17:21 00:20 (new episode)
2 0.01 1244506 -26.913/-175.494 5.8 10 2.28 10 Jan 2019 18:29 01:28 (upd of #1)
3 0.01 1244515 -26.913/-175.494 5.8 10 2.28 10 Jan 2019 18:29 01:28 (new episode)
4 0.01 1244515 -26.913/-175.494 5.8 10 2.28 10 Jan 2019 19:03 02:03 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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