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M 6.1 in Tonga Islands on 08 Oct 2017 14:04 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 08 Oct 2017 14:04 UTC
  • Exposed Population: Few people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 08 Oct 2017 14:25 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

Tsunami

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References

Known identifiers for this event: us2000b2sv (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 366 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes under sea off Tonga
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 05:11:00 +0200   trust (en)

LONDON, Oct 8 (Reuters) - An earthquake of 6.1 magnitude struck under the sea 170km (105 miles) west of Neiafu in Tonga at 1404 GMT on Sunday, at a depth of 10km, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The survey revised down an initial reading of 6.4. There was no tsunami warning in effect from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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6.1-magnitude quake strikes off Tonga: USGS Oct 08, 2017
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 04:43:00 +0200   geo-tv (en)

SYDNEY: A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific nation of Tonga Monday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake was shallow, striking 154 kilometres (95 miles) northwest of the village of Pangai, the administrative....

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No tsunami warning after Tonga quake
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 04:29:00 +0200   rnzi (en)

A magnitude-6.1 earthquake of has struck under the sea 170km west of Neiafu in Tonga. The US Geological Survey said the quake in the early hours of this morning was about 10km deep. The survey revised down an initial reading of 6.4. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no tsunami warning.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (2), JRC (125), OCHA (1), USGS (6), (1), INFORM (2), NOAA (1),

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