M 6.4 in Tonga on 01 Oct 2020 01:13 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 1237579
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.4M
Depth: 28 Km
Lat/Lon: -19.5355 , -174.0834
Event Date: 01 Oct 2020 01:13 UTC
01 Oct 2020 14:13 Local
Exposed Population: About 1000 people in MMI VI
About 15000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 02 Oct 2020 01:18 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (Tonga)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us6000c3kz Scaled population (raster) 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0.94      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 31 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

6.7-magnitude quake hits TongaFri, 02 Oct 2020 04:44:00 +0200.

6.7-magnitude quake strikes off Tonga in Pacific Ocean. Reuters | Published: October 01, 2020 10:17:27 | Updated: October 01, 2020 17:09:20 A magnitude 6.7 quake struck off Tonga in the Pacific Ocean on Thursday, the US Geological Survey (
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Séisme de magnitude 6,7 au large des îles TongaThu, 01 Oct 2020 08:13:00 +0200.

(Reuters) - Un séisme de magnitude 6,7 a frappé jeudi au large des îles Tonga, dans le Pacifique Sud, a rapporté le Centre américain de veille sismologique (USGS). L’épicentre a été localité à environ 64 km au sud-est de Neiafu. Aucune aler
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Séisme de magnitude 6,7 au large des îles TongaThu, 01 Oct 2020 08:10:00 +0200.

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6.7-magnitude quake hits Tonga A magnitude 6.7 quake struck off Tonga ... Thu, 01 Oct 2020 08:06:00 +0200.

6.7-magnitude quake strikes off Tonga in Pacific Ocean. Reuters | Published: October 01, 2020 10:17:27 A magnitude 6.7 quake struck off Tonga in the Pacific Ocean on Thursday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake, 40 miles (64.5
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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: JRC (84), (3), NEIC (6), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (2), USGS (5), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),