M 5 in Tonga on 28 Oct 2021 06:03 UTC
EQ parameters
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.0M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -22.8447 , -174.9461
Event Date: 28 Oct 2021 06:03 UTC
27 Oct 2021 18:03 Local
Exposed Population:
No people affected in 100km
Source: NEIC us7000fpce
Inserted at: 28 Oct 2021 06:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Tonga)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fpce Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1405270 0 28 Oct 2021 06:03 5M, 10km N/A No people affected (in 100km) 00:22 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Tonga , of Tonga (population 98,000) .

Radius Population
100 km no people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Tonga Tonga 98000 people

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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