M 4.5 in Tonga on 18 Nov 2021 20:59 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 1297510
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 480 Km
Lat/Lon: -19.8113 , -177.675
Event Date: 18 Nov 2021 20:59 UTC
18 Nov 2021 08:59 Local
Exposed Population:
Few people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 18 Nov 2021 21:57 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Tonga)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fv9p Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  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: EC-JRC (41), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2), USGS (2),