M 5 in South Of Tonga Islands on 20 May 2019 04:15 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 1179998
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.0M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -25.9988 , -175.2502
Event Date: 20 May 2019 04:15 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 May 2019 04:39 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70003neh Scaled population 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 19 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Black Africans must pick up Everest challenge: landmark climber AFPThu, 23 May 2019 22:39:00 +0200.

SHOTLIST: KATHMANDU, NEPAL. 23 MAY 2019SOURCE: AFPTV SOUNDBITE 1 - Saray Khumalo, first black African woman to climb Everest (woman, English, 19 secs)"If you think about it Everest was first climbed in 1953, you know. It's taken us how many
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interview 'Never give up' says first black African woman to scale Ever ... Thu, 23 May 2019 20:10:00 +0200.

About 5,000 climbers have ascended Everest since it was first scaled in 1953, but only about 550 of them were women. By Gopal Sharma. KATHMANDU, May 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The first black African woman to conquer Mount Everest ur
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Black Africans must pick up Everest challenge, says landmark climberThu, 23 May 2019 18:21:00 +0200.

The 47-year-old South African business executive reached the summit of the 8,848-metre (29,029-foot) mountain last week after three previous bids failed. Although she had not thought about being the first when she reached the top, she now k
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Black Africans must pick up Everest challenge, says Saray KhumaloThu, 23 May 2019 16:37:00 +0200.

The first black African woman to climb Everest said Thursday that people from her continent must seek “amazing” new challenges to prove they can compete with the best. “There are many places still, unfortunately if you think about it, that
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (34), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),