M 5.1 in Tonga on 05 Jul 2017 23:29 UTC

Event 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: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -20.8546 , -174.053
Event Date: 05 Jul 2017 23:29 UTC
Exposed Population: About 300 people within 100km
Inserted at: 05 Jul 2017 23:52 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (TON)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 238 | About casualties: 17 | Last hour: 0

Les comités de gestion veillent sur « leur joyau » bleu
Sun, 09 Jul 2017 20:01:00 +0200.

Après Ouvéa en 2015, les comités de gestion du patrimoine mondial se sont retrouvés sur la côte Est pour leur 3e forum de travail vendredi et samedi derniers. La date choisie était symbolique, puisque le 8 juillet 2008, six zones du lagon c
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Escape from Tokyo
Sun, 09 Jul 2017 19:38:00 +0200.

It all started with the German on the Hibiya line. Clutching a snowboard bag bulging with water bottles, torches and other survival paraphernalia, he whispered across the subway car: “caesium has already escaped from the plant!” He was leav
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Flutwelle am Gletscher erfasste Vater und Sohn
Sun, 09 Jul 2017 16:06:00 +0200.

. Ein 45 Jahre alter Urlauber aus Polen und sein acht Jahre alter Sohn wurden auf dem Pasterzenweg am Großglockner verletzt. Als ein Stück vom Gletscher abbrach und in den Gletscherbach stürzte, wurden die beiden von der Flutwelle erfasst u
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Grandes conciertos que han unido famosas voces por una causa
Sun, 09 Jul 2017 14:54:00 +0200.

Cuando la tragedia golpea, las celebridades toman el escenario para emplazar la atención sobre las causas importantes. Utilizando su estatus de iconos y figuras reconocidas, aprovechan su poder de estrellas para pedir donaciones que apoyen
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),