M 5.5 in Tonga on 04 Nov 2019 22:46 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.655 , -175.6966
Event Date: 04 Nov 2019 22:46 UTC
04 Nov 2019 10:46 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in MMI IV
No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us7000635n
Inserted at: 04 Nov 2019 23:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Tonga)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000635n Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1277170 0 04 Nov 2019 22:46 5.5M, 10km N/A less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:39 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1277170 -18.655/-175.697 5.5 10.0 None 04 Nov 2019 23:27 00:41 (new episode)
2 0 1277170 -18.655/-175.697 5.5 10.0 None 05 Nov 2019 00:49 02:03 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces



Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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