M 5.3 in Tonga Islands on 19 Jun 2022 11:49 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 1327241
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.3M
Depth: 40.63 Km
Lat/Lon: -20.3398 , -174.7976
Event Date: 19 Jun 2022 11:49 UTC
20 Jun 2022 00:49 Local
Exposed Population: 50 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 19 Jun 2022 12:12 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000hiiy Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 rapid impact -0.59  
  C2 rapid impact 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 5 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (50), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (2), INFORM (1),