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Mw 5.1 Earthquake, Green alert in Tonga on 29 Feb 2016 21:33 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary



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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:97.91km
  • on 29 Feb 2016 21:33 UTC
  • About 17920 people within 100km
  • inserted at 29 Feb 2016 21:54:01 UTC


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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (71), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), NEIC (4), WMO (1), USGS (2),

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