M 5.7 in Tonga Islands on 28 May 2022 15:32 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 1324360
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -20.056 , -173.1293
Event Date: 28 May 2022 15:32 UTC
28 May 2022 03:32 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 28 May 2022 16:28 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000hdae Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 2 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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Un sisma di magnitudo 5.8 ha colpito le isole Tonga qualche minuto fa. Una scossa di terremoto di magnitudo 5.8 è stata registrata dai sismografi alle 17:32 di oggi nell’Oceano Pacifico, con epicentro nell’arcipelago di Tonga . Al moment

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 (48), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (2), INFORM (1),