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M 6.4 in Tonga Islands on 24 Sep 2016 21:07 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

This earthquake can have a no humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 6.4M
  • Depth: 183.37 Km
  • Event Date: 24 Sep 2016 21:07 UTC
  • Exposed Population: Few people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 24 Sep 2016 21:54 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: us10006scl (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 623 | About casualties: 31 | Last hour: 0

Sismo perto da ilha de Tonga
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:47:00 +0200   observador (pt)

Um sismo de magnitude 6,3 na escala de Richter foi registado próximo de Tonga, uma ilha a norte da Nova Zelândia, mas sem ameaça de maremoto, anunciou o Centro de Alerta de Tsunami do Pacífico. Um sismo de magnitude 6,3 na escala de Richter foi registado este sábado próximo de Tonga, uma ilha a....

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9:33 Terremotos de 6,8 en Fiji y de 6,3 en Tonga
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 15:47:00 +0200   prensa-latina (es)

25 de septiembre de 2016, 09:33 Suva, 25 sep (PL) Un sismo de 6,8 grados en la escala abierta de Richter sacudió hoy Fiji 20 minutos después de registrarse uno de 6,3 en Tonga, informó el Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos. Reportes del Centro de Alerta de Tsunami del Pacífico con sede en Hawai....

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Powerful quakes strike off Fiji, Tonga, but no tsunami risk
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 10:57:00 +0200   nna-en (en)

NNA - A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off Fiji on Sunday shortly after another hit off Tonga but there was no threat of a tsunami, US seismologists said. The offshore quake occurred at 9:28 am (2128 GMT Saturday), centered around 100 kilometres (62 miles) northeast of the Fijian island of....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (63), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), USGS (6), (1), INFORM (1),

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