M 5.9 in Philippines on 10 May 2018 18:02 UTC

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: 5.9M
Depth: 541.26 Km
Lat/Lon: 6.8786 , 123.8152
Event Date: 10 May 2018 18:02 UTC
Exposed Population: 2530000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000e26e
Inserted at: 10 May 2018 18:18 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 4.2 (PHL)

Gdacs Score

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1210001 0 10 May 2018 18:02 5.9M, 541.26km N/A 2.5 million 00:15 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Philippines , Region of Central Mindanao (population 3,171,000) . The nearest places are Lapaken, Resa, Kinimi, Sedem, Meti, Tabuan, Linao B, Romogaob, Puricay, Renede, and Malotunol.

Radius Population
100 km 2.5 million people
75 km 1 million people
50 km 200000 people
20 km 2100 people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Central Mindanao Philippines 3.1 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Lapaken Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 17 km
Resa Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 17 km
Kinimi Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 18 km
Sedem Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 21 km
Meti Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 25 km
Tabuan Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 30 km
Linao B Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 31 km
Romogaob Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 36 km
Puricay Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 36 km
Renede Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 38 km
Ballia Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 39 km
Tapian Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 40 km
Basak Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 3700 people 41 km
Tipudus Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 42 km
Upi Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 9200 people 43 km
Pitas Pt Philippines Village5 - 44 km
Basiauang Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 50 km
Rantindatan Philippines Village5 - 52 km
Sibuto Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 53 km
Gapet Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 54 km
SaƱgay Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 3700 people 55 km
Ahan Central Mindanao Philippines Village6 - 56 km
Sugko Sultan Kudarat Philippines Village5 - 57 km
Dalican Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 13000 people 58 km
Kataman Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 60 km
Cotabato Central Mindanao Philippines City 170000 people 61 km
Manguldan Maguindanao Philippines Village5 - 61 km
Tariran Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 61 km
Sapalan Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 62 km
Kamanga Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 62 km
Mamant Maslo Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 63 km
Talayan Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 64 km
Falacoco Sultania Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 66 km
Timbangan Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 67 km
Salbu Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 68 km
Tumbao Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 68 km
Daguma Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 3700 people 68 km
Polloc Harb Philippines Village5 - 69 km
Picketegon Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 69 km
Malotunol Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 69 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Awang CBO 58 Civ. Paved No 6200 54 km
Malabang MLP 8 Civ. Paved No 4200 86 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Cotabato PHCBO Philippines 62 km
Polloc PHPLC Philippines 68 km
Malabang Philippines 85 km
Milbuk Philippines 94 km

More information

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