M 4.7 in Mindanao, Philippines on 22 Oct 2014 02:30 UTC
EQ parameters

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: 4.7M
Depth: 35.63 Km
Lat/Lon: 6.95 , 125.3
Event Date: 22 Oct 2014 02:30 UTC
Exposed Population: 7716556 people within 100km
Source: NEIC
Inserted at: 22 Oct 2014 02:54 UTC


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0.2 0
Scaled population n.a  
  C1 earthquake n.a  
  C2 earthquake n.a  
  Country Vulnerability n.a  
  INFORM_normalised n.a  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1062961 0 22 Oct 2014 02:30 4.7M, 35.63km N/A 7.7 million 00:23 NEIC
* 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 Philippines , Region of Southern Mindanao (population 4,457,000) . The nearest places are Davao, Baracatan, and Balatukan.

Radius Population
100 km 7.7 million people
75 km 4.3 million people
50 km 2.5 million people
20 km 130000 people
10 km 5900 people
5 km 2300 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Southern Mindanao Philippines 4.4 million people
Central Mindanao Philippines 3.1 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Baracatan Southern Mindanao Philippines Village5 7100 people 15 km
Balatukan Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 16 km
Davao Southern Mindanao Philippines Major city 1.1 million people 38 km

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Critical infrastructure

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


Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Francisco Bangoy International DVO 27 Civ. Paved Yes 8200 43 km
Malita 5 70 km


Name LOCODE Country Distance
Daliao Philippines 23 km
Talomo Philippines 30 km


Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Pulangi 4 Pulangi 1986 97 km

More information

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