M 5 in Tonga on 05 May 2021 05:16 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 1267539
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.0M
Depth: 49.13 Km
Lat/Lon: -20.7206 , -173.283
Event Date: 05 May 2021 05:16 UTC
04 May 2021 17:16 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 05 May 2021 05:34 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Tonga)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000e08y Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 19 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Deep M6.1 earthquake hits Fiji regionSat, 08 May 2021 08:59:00 +0200.

The epicenter was located 344 km (214 miles) WNW of Pangai, Tonga, and 426 km (265 miles) SE of Labasa, Fiji. There are just a few people living within 100 km (62 miles). There is no tsunami threat from this earthquake. 7 000 people are est
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Un terremoto de magnitud 6 sacude las aguas de FiyiSat, 08 May 2021 07:43:00 +0200.

Un terremoto de magnitud 6 sacudió este sábado las aguas del archipiélago de Fiyi, en el Pacífico sur, sin que se haya informado de daños o emitido ninguna alerta por El Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS, en inglés), que registra l
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Un terremoto de magnitud 6 sacude las aguas de FiyiSat, 08 May 2021 07:43:00 +0200.

Un terremoto de magnitud 6 sacudió este sábado las aguas del archipiélago de Fiyi, en el Pacífico sur, sin que se haya informado de daños o emitido ninguna alerta por El Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS, en inglés), que registra l
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Un seísmo de magnitud 6 sacude las aguas de Fiyi en el Pacífico SurSat, 08 May 2021 07:41:00 +0200.

FIYI TERREMOTO. Sídney (Australia), 8 may (EFE).- Un terremoto de magnitud 6 sacudió este sábado las aguas del archipiélago de Fiyi, en el Pacífico sur, sin que se haya informado de daños o emitido ninguna alerta por tsunami. El Servicio Ge
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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: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),