M 5.8 in Tonga on 06 Nov 2018 16:11 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: -22.1739 , -174.4582
Event Date: 06 Nov 2018 16:11 UTC
Exposed Population: About 200 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000i7iz
Inserted at: 06 Nov 2018 16:36 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (Tonga)

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
1235614 0.01 06 Nov 2018 16:11 5.8M, 10km 3.44 Few people affected 00:25 NEIC
1235629 0.01 06 Nov 2018 16:11 5.5M, 10km 3.3 Few people affected 00:32 NEIC
1235640 0.01 06 Nov 2018 16:11 5.6M, 10km 3.25 Few people affected 01:24 NEIC

Exposed population

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

Radius Population
100 km <1000 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

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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