M 6 in Tonga on 27 May 2023 00:11 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 1375835
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 215.194 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.4566 , -175.199
Event Date: 27 May 2023 00:11 UTC
26 May 2023 12:11 Local
Exposed Population: Few people affected in MMI -
Inserted at: 27 May 2023 00:31 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Tonga)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000k4dc Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
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Latest media headlines

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

Terremoto oggi mar Tirreno M 2.4/ Ingv ultime notizie, sisma anche a C ... 2023-05-27T11:29+0200.

Nella giornata di oggi si è verificata una in provincia di Cosenza . Come fatto sapere nel dettaglio dall’Ingv, l’istituto nazionale di geofisica e vulcanologia, l’evento tellurico è stato registrato nel mar Tirreno Meridionale alle ore 10:
Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 strikes Tonga Islands2023-05-27T11:13+0200.

May 27 (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck the Tonga Islands region on Saturday, the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) said. The quake was at a depth of 252 km (156.586 miles), GFZ said.Reporting by Anusha S in Bengalur
Terremoto, violenta scossa di magnitudo 6.1: la situazione2023-05-27T10:21+0200.

(Di sabato 27 maggio 2023) violenta scossa di Terremoto di magnitudo 6.1 ha colpito le isole Tonga. Grande paura e agitazione tra la popolazione che ha avvertito il sisma: ecco i dettagli. L’area a sud del Pacifico è tornata a scuotersi e i
Un séisme de magnitude 6 ressenti à 130km à l'ouest de Neiafu aux Iles ... 2023-05-27T05:21+0200.

HONG KONG, 27 mai (Xinhua) -- Un tremblement de terre d'une magnitude 6 a été ressenti à 130km à l'ouest de Neiafu, aux Iles Tonga, à 0h11 GMT samedi, a annoncé l'Institut américain d'études géologiques (USGS). L'épicentre du séisme, surven

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),