M 5.6 in Tonga on 17 Jul 2017 01:20 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: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -20.3929 , -173.3211
Event Date: 17 Jul 2017 01:20 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us20009wu6
Inserted at: 17 Jul 2017 01:42 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (TON)

Gdacs Score

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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is Green

Intensity Population
no people
no people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1174053 -20.393/-173.321 5.6 10 3.18 17 Jul 2017 01:43 00:22 (new episode)
2 0 1174053 -20.393/-173.321 5.6 10 3.49 17 Jul 2017 03:22 02:02 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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