M 5.8 in Tonga on 09 Sep 2021 04:59 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 1285102
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -19.2552 , -176.4147
Event Date: 09 Sep 2021 04:59 UTC
08 Sep 2021 16:59 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 13 Sep 2021 07:19 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Tonga)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000f9l5 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Tonga, Fiji: Magnitude-5.8 offshore earthquake occurs in South Pacific ... 2021-09-09T08:16+0200.

Event. A magnitude-5.8 offshore earthquake occurred in the South Pacific Ocean at around 17:59 TOT Sept. 9. The epicenter was about 232 km (144 miles) west-northwest of Pangai, Tonga. The tremor occurred at a depth of about 10 km (6 miles),

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 (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),