M 5.8 in Tonga on 18 Jun 2024 06:40 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 1433649
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 53.9 Km
Lat/Lon: -16.6351 , -173.8371
Event Date: 18 Jun 2024 06:40 UTC
17 Jun 2024 18:40 Local
Exposed Population: 1 thousand in MMI IV
Inserted at: 18 Jun 2024 08:21 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Tonga)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000mt4l Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 12 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 1

22 giu 2024, 4:12 Redazione 3bmeteo Terremoto Tonga, scossa di magnitu ... 2024-06-22T04:27+0200.

Scossa di terremoto. Una scossa di terremoto di magnitudo stimata attorno a 5.1, si è verificata alle ore 01:00 (ore 02:34 in Italia) con epicentro nei pressi di Neiafu, Tonga. La profondità stimata è stata di circa 15 Km . Potete monitorar
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Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - 473 km northeast of Nukalofa, Tongatapu, ... 2024-06-22T02:51+0200.

Nearby places The closest larger town where the quake might have been felt is Neiafu , a town with 4,300 inhabitants in Tonga , in 177 km (110 mi) distance southwest of the epicenter. People likely experienced weak shaking there. In the cap
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Quake measuring 6.0 hits 87 km SE of Hihifo, Tonga: USGS2024-06-19T05:46+0200.

Hong Kong, June 18 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 jolted 87 km SE of Hihifo, Tonga at 06:40 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 16.61 degree
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6.0-magnitude quake hits 87 km SE of Hihifo, Tonga -- USGS2024-06-18T09:58+0200.

HONG KONG, June 18 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 jolted 87 km SE of Hihifo, Tonga at 06:40 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 16.61
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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: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),