M 5.7 in Tonga on 29 Nov 2020 23:56 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 1245653
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -17.7092 , -174.7997
Event Date: 29 Nov 2020 23:56 UTC
29 Nov 2020 11:56 Local
Exposed Population: Few people within 100km in MMI>=IV
Few people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Nov 2020 04:28 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Tonga)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000cl0j Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),