M 5.6 in Tonga on 06 Nov 2018 16:11 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can 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: -22.1804 , -174.4942
Event Date: 06 Nov 2018 16:11 UTC
Exposed Population: About 700 people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Nov 2018 17:36 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Tonga)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 19 | About casualties: 11 | Last hour: 0

Strong quake hits off Tonga; no injuries reported
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:38:00 +0100.

A strong earthquake has hit off the Pacific island nation of Tonga, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The US Geological Survey says the magnitude 6.2 quake hit Saturday evening at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles).
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Un terremoto de 6,2 grados sacude Tonga, en el Pacífico Sur
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:01:00 +0100.

Bangkok, 10 nov.- Un terremoto de magnitud 6,2 acudió hoy Tonga, un país insular del Pacífico Sur habitado por unas 110.000 personas, sin que se haya informado de víctimas o se haya declarado alerta de tsunami en los primeros momentos. El s
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Strong earthquake hits off Tonga; no injuries reported
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 12:36:00 +0100.

A strong earthquake has hit off the Pacific island nation of Tonga, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 6.2 quake hit Saturday evening at a depth of 10 kilometers. The qua
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Strong quake hits off Tonga; no injuries reported
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 12:31:00 +0100.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),