M 6 in Tonga on 07 Sep 2021 09:49 UTC
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: 6.0M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -19.4163 , -176.0692
Event Date: 07 Sep 2021 09:49 UTC
06 Sep 2021 21:49 Local
Exposed Population: About 600 people in MMI>=IV
No people affected in 100km
Source: NEIC us7000f8tc
Inserted at: 07 Sep 2021 14:14 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Tonga)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000f8tc Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1395692 0 07 Sep 2021 09:49 5.8M, 10km 3.67 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:23 NEIC
1395732 0 07 Sep 2021 09:49 6M, 10km 3.8 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 04:24 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 unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1395692 -19.407/-176.06 5.8 10.0 3.673 07 Sep 2021 10:13 00:24 (new episode)
2 0 1395692 -19.407/-176.06 5.8 10.0 3.673 07 Sep 2021 11:53 02:03 (upd of #1)
3 0 1395732 -19.416/-176.069 6.0 10.0 3.792 07 Sep 2021 14:14 04:24 (new episode)
4 0 1395732 -19.416/-176.069 6.0 10.0 3.799 08 Sep 2021 09:55 1d 00:05 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces



Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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