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Mw 5.6 Earthquake, Green alert in Tonga on 17 Jul 2017 01:20 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.6M, Depth:10km
  • on 17 Jul 2017 01:20 UTC
  • No people within 100km
  • inserted at 17 Jul 2017 01:42:06 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: us20009wu6 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 937 | About casualties: 6 | Last hour: 0

Earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude strikes off Tonga-USGS
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 05:24:00 +0200   trust (en)

SYDNEY, July 17 (Reuters) - An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck off the South Pacific island nation of Tonga on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake, at a depth of 97 km (60 miles), was located 180 km (112 miles) south-southwest of Neita in Tonga.

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5.2 mag earthquake in Tonga region
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 10:03:00 +0200   fijitimes (en)

Update: 7:53PM A MODERATE earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale was recorded in the Tonga region this afternoon. The seismic activity was located 569km East from Ono-i-Lau, 214km East-northeast from Nukua'lofa, Tonga and 907km East-southeast from Suva. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10km.

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Earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude strikes off Tonga: USGS
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:48:00 +0200   nna-en (en)

NNA - An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck off the South Pacific island nation of Tonga on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake, at a depth of 97 km (60 miles), was located 180 km (112 miles) south-southwest of Neita in Tonga.

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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 (1), JRC (74), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (6),

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