M 5.8 in South Of Tonga Islands on 10 Jan 2019 17:00 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: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -26.9128 , -175.4944
Event Date: 10 Jan 2019 17:00 UTC
10 Jan 2019 05:00 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j2kv
Inserted at: 10 Jan 2019 18:28 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000j2kv Scaled population (vector) 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
1244506 0 10 Jan 2019 17:00 5.8M, 10km 2.28 No people affected 00:19 NEIC
1244515 0 10 Jan 2019 17:00 5.8M, 10km 2.28 No people affected 01:28 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 1244506 -26.963/-175.417 5.8 10 2.29 10 Jan 2019 17:21 00:20 (new episode)
2 0 1244506 -26.913/-175.494 5.8 10 2.28 10 Jan 2019 18:29 01:28 (upd of #1)
3 0 1244515 -26.913/-175.494 5.8 10 2.28 10 Jan 2019 18:29 01:28 (new episode)
4 0 1244515 -26.913/-175.494 5.8 10 2.28 10 Jan 2019 19:03 02:03 (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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