M 4.5 in Tonga on 05 Jun 2020 11:36 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 1221097
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 184.57 Km
Lat/Lon: -17.7245 , -174.6661
Event Date: 05 Jun 2020 11:36 UTC
04 Jun 2020 23:36 Local
Exposed Population:
Few people within 100km
Inserted at: 05 Jun 2020 12:06 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Tonga)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000a6g4 Scaled population (vector) 0.4  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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