M 5.8 in South Of Tonga Islands on 10 Jan 2019 17:00 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: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -26.9128 , -175.4944
Event Date: 10 Jan 2019 17:00 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j2kv
Inserted at: 10 Jan 2019 18:28 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 ()

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
1244506 0.01 10 Jan 2019 17:00 5.8M, 10km 2.28 No people affected 00:19 NEIC
1244515 0.01 10 Jan 2019 17:00 5.8M, 10km 2.28 No people affected 01:28 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened off shore.

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

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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