M 5.6 in Tonga on 03 Jun 2018 00:48 UTC

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -19.4045 , -173.6821
Event Date: 03 Jun 2018 00:48 UTC
Exposed Population: About 20000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 03 Jun 2018 01:10 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (Tonga)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 5 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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Tue, 05 Jun 2018 05:07:00 +0200.

Derechos de autor de la imagen Reuters Image caption El gobierno de Guatemala pidió a las habitantes de poblaciones cercanas al volcán alejarse de los ríos que arrastran sedimentos y rocas. El Cinturón del Fuego del Pacífico nos ha vuelto a
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¿Por qué hay tantas erupciones volcánicas en el Cinturón de Fuego del ...
Mon, 04 Jun 2018 21:19:00 +0200.

El Cinturón del Fuego del Pacífico nos ha vuelto a recordar por qué es considerada el área geográfica con la mayor actividad sísmica y volcánica del mundo. Y es que el Volcán de Fuego de Guatemala, país situado en ese cinturón, entró en eru
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Volcán de Fuego de Guatemala: por qué la mayor parte de los terremotos ...
Mon, 04 Jun 2018 21:14:00 +0200.

Luego se dobla a la altura de las Islas Aleutianas, en el norte del océano Pacífico, entre Alaska y la península de Kamchatka. El área del cinturón comprende la mayor zona volcánica y sísmica del mundo. (Foto: Thinkstock) Y baja después par
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5.6 magnitude earthquake strikes near Tonga
Sun, 03 Jun 2018 05:34:00 +0200.

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake has struck near Tonga in an upper island in the Ha'apai group this afternoon. A stock photo of a recording of an earthquake's seismic waves. The quake, 10 kilometres in depth, hit the area at 12.48pm. The regio
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),