M 6.2 in Tonga on 10 Nov 2018 08:33 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.2M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -20.5351 , -173.8191
Event Date: 10 Nov 2018 08:33 UTC
Exposed Population: About 3000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 10 Nov 2018 08:51 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Tonga)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 21 | About casualties: 13 | Last hour: 0

Strong quake hits off Tonga; no injuries reported
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 02:22:00 +0100.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A strong earthquake has hit off the Pacific island nation of Tonga, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 6.2 quake hit Saturday evening at a
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Fuerte terremoto de 6,2 grados sacude Tonga, en el Pacífico Sur
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 23:47:00 +0100.

Un terremoto de magnitud 6,2 sacudió Tonga, un país insular del Pacífico Sur habitado por unas 110.000 personas, sin que se haya informado de víctimas o se haya declarado alerta de tsunami en los primeros momentos. El sismo se registró a un
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6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Tonga 1 hour ago There were no immedi ...
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 18:52:00 +0100.

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake has struck off the northeast coast of the South Pacific island nation of Tonga, the US Geological Survey says. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The quake struck 185km east northeast of the ca
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Strong quake hits off Tonga; no injuries reported
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:38:00 +0100.

A strong earthquake has hit off the Pacific island nation of Tonga, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The US Geological Survey says the magnitude 6.2 quake hit Saturday evening at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles).
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (112), (4), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (3), USGS (4), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),