M 4.5 in Tonga on 30 Jun 2020 17:26 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 1224621
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 176.69 Km
Lat/Lon: -21.4926 , -176.2631
Event Date: 30 Jun 2020 17:26 UTC
30 Jun 2020 05:26 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Jun 2020 18:33 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Tonga)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000afas Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Earthquake With Magnitude 5.1 Strikes Near Nukualofa, TongaFri, 03 Jul 2020 07:42:00 +0200.

Nukualofa, Tonga: An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 was reported near Nukualofa, Tonga on Friday morning, according to India's National Center for Seismology. The epicentre of the earthquake was 364 km north (N) of Nukualofa, Tonga, the agency
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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