M 6.6 in Tonga on 04 Nov 2019 22:43 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1192384
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.573 , -175.27
Event Date: 04 Nov 2019 22:43 UTC
04 Nov 2019 10:43 Local
Exposed Population: Few people within 100km
Inserted at: 05 Nov 2019 06:25 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Tonga)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us7000635e Scaled population (raster) 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1      
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 40 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

SHOA descartó tsunami en Chile tras sismo en el Pacífico SurFri, 08 Nov 2019 13:08:00 +0100.

El temblor se registró en la localidad de Nukualofa, en Tonga. Este viernes se registró un sismo 6.5 Richter en la localidad de Nukualofa , en Tonga, el cual generó incertidumbre en el territorio nacional. Por lo mismo, el Servicio Hidrogr
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Volcanic eruption creates one new Pacific island, sinks anotherThu, 07 Nov 2019 23:03:00 +0100.

The former island of Lateiki is now submerged, according to the news website Matangi Tonga. The website reports, citing geologist Taaniela Kula, that the new Lateiki island is about 328 feet wide and 1,312 feet long. The new island appeared
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World: ECHO Factsheet – Pacific Region – November 2019Thu, 07 Nov 2019 14:53:00 +0100.

Introduction. Natural disasters ranging from cyclones to floods, droughts and earthquakes frequently occur in the Pacific region. The pacific island countries (including Papua New Guinea, Fiji Islands, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands, and Van
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Pacific regionWed, 06 Nov 2019 05:05:00 +0100.

Natural disasters ranging from cyclones to floods, droughts and earthquakes frequently occur in the Pacific region. The pacific island countries (including Papua New Guinea, Fiji Islands, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands, and Vanuatu) rank amo
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (77), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (2), USGS (4), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),