M 5.5 in Tonga on 16 Jul 2017 17:06 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -20.4402 , -173.4528
Event Date: 16 Jul 2017 17:06 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us20009wsf
Inserted at: 16 Jul 2017 17:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (TON)

Gdacs Score

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1174014 0 16 Jul 2017 17:06 5.5M, 10km 3.25 No people affected 00:19 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Tonga , of Tonga (population 98,000) .

Radius Population
100 km no people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Tonga Tonga 98000 people
Niue Niue 2000 people

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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