M 4.6 in Tonga on 03 May 2021 19:29 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 1267367
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 569.18 Km
Lat/Lon: -20.5122 , -178.3143
Event Date: 03 May 2021 19:29 UTC
03 May 2021 07:29 Local
Exposed Population:
About 900 people within 100km
Inserted at: 03 May 2021 20:05 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Tonga)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000dzsv Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

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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),