M 5.6 in Niue from 14 Nov 2017 18:44 UTC to 18:44

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: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.9217 , -171.6991
Event Date: 14 Nov 2017 18:44 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000bnem
Inserted at: 14 Nov 2017 19:05 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (NIU)

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
1187638 0.01 14 Nov 2017 18:44 5.6M, 10km 2.7 No people affected 00:21 NEIC
1187764 0.01 14 Nov 2017 18:44 5.4M, 10km 2.64 No people affected 20:45 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Niue , of Niue (population 2,000) .

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
Niue Niue 2000 people
Tonga Tonga 98000 people

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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