M 4.8 in Philippines on 16 May 2018 05:05 UTC
EQ parameters
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: 4.8M
Depth: 55.94 Km
Lat/Lon: 6.4174 , 123.9307
Event Date: 16 May 2018 05:05 UTC
Exposed Population: 2130000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000e64p
Inserted at: 16 May 2018 05:29 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.2 (Philippines)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000e64p Scaled population (vector) 5.91  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -0.18  
  INFORM_normalised 0.89  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1210779 0 16 May 2018 05:05 4.8M, 55.94km N/A 2.1 million 00:23 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* 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 Central Mindanao (population 3,171,000) . The nearest places are Sugko, Sañgay, Basiauang, Mamant Maslo, Pitas Pt, Malotunol, Tipudus, Ballia, Akot, Puricay, and Lanao.

Radius Population
100 km 2.1 million people
75 km 560000 people
50 km 170000 people
20 km 14000 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
Sugko Sultan Kudarat Philippines Village5 - 13 km
Sañgay Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 3700 people 13 km
Basiauang Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 15 km
Mamant Maslo Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 18 km
Pitas Pt Philippines Village5 - 20 km
Malotunol Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 22 km
Tipudus Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 24 km
Ballia Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 28 km
Akot Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 32 km
Puricay Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 32 km
Ulona Tran Central Mindanao Philippines Village6 - 34 km
Tiburos Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 36 km
Linao B Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 38 km
Kamanga Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 40 km
Sedem Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 41 km
Basak Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 3700 people 42 km
Blaun Southern Mindanao Philippines Village6 - 42 km
Meti Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 43 km
Wal Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 44 km
Bual Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 45 km
Lapaken Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 46 km
Tibulos Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 50 km
Resa Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 51 km
Romogaob Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 55 km
Kraan Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 55 km
Kangkong Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 56 km
Kinimi Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 56 km
Kapaya Central Mindanao Philippines Village6 4100 people 62 km
Maguling Southern Mindanao Philippines Village5 2300 people 63 km
Ahan Central Mindanao Philippines Village6 - 64 km
Upi Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 9200 people 64 km
Daguma Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 3700 people 67 km
Mapayag Central Mindanao Philippines Village6 - 69 km
Timbangan Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 69 km
Lanao Central Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 70 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 88 km
Surallah (Aallah Valley) AAV 183 Civ. Unpaved No 4500 91 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Milbuk Philippines 46 km
Cotabato PHCBO Philippines 99 km

More information

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