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M 4.7 in Tonga Islands on 14 Nov 2017 05:44 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
  • Depth: 239.86 Km
  • Event Date: 14 Nov 2017 05:44 UTC
  • Exposed Population: Few people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 14 Nov 2017 06:04 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()


Known identifiers for this event: us2000bn43 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 202 | About casualties: 18 | Last hour: 0

5.5 mag earthquake in Tonga region
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:30:00 +0100   fijitimes (en)

Update: 12:18PM A 5.5 MAGNITUDE earthquake occurred in the Tonga region this morning. The moderate earthquake occurred at depth of 10km. It was located at 475km Northeast from Nuku'alofa in Tonga, 538km South from Upolu in Samoa, and 1077km East of Suva, Fiji.

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5.6-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Tonga
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 22:08:00 +0100   theepochtimes (en)

A 5.6-magnitude hit near the island of Tonga on Tuesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) between the island of Niue and Tonga. (USGS) There was no tsunami warning issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. Last month, a 6.

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Tonga region registers 5.3 mag quake
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 01:45:00 +0100   fijitimes (en)

Update: 1:20PM A 5.3 MAGNITUDE earthquake occurred in the Tonga Island region early this morning. The Seismology Unit of the Mineral Resources department recorded the activity at 4.54am, and occurred at a depth of 10km. The offshore earthquake was recorded at 191km Southwest from Apia, Samoa; 555km....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (60), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),

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