M 5.8 in South Of Tonga Islands on 10 Jan 2019 17:00 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 1167688
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
Inserted at: 10 Jan 2019 18:28 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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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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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 13 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

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Miami’s Haitian community marks 9-year anniversary of devastating eart ... Sun, 13 Jan 2019 05:39:00 +0100.

MIAMI (WSVN) - South Florida’s Haitian community came together to mark the nine-year anniversary of the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Dozens of haitians and community members showed up to the prayer service and silent march held on
Minor earthquake tremors felt in UAE, no damages...Sat, 12 Jan 2019 04:59:00 +0100.

The earthquake was felt by the residents of Masafi. A 2.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded in UAE's East Masafi at 4:01pm on Wednesday, according to a tweet by the National Centre for Meteorology (NCM). The earthquake was slightly felt by
Justice for Diesel, cannabis layoffs and an earthquake: It's your week ... Sat, 12 Jan 2019 00:27:00 +0100.

Good evening, Here's what we're talking about this week: Video of the week. Chayan Saha has been passionate about dancing since the age of 15. With his wife, he has formed Bollywood Dance Studios Inc. and is bringing Indian dance to Saint J

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (39), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), USGS (4), (1), INFORM (1),