M 5 in Tonga on 11 Aug 2018 09:45 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1153320
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
Inserted at: 11 Aug 2018 10:08 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Tonga)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000g6v2 Scaled population (vector) 1.11  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (34), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),