M 5.6 in Philippines on 10 May 2018 11:56 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: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 10.1726 , 125.4387
Event Date: 10 May 2018 11:56 UTC
Exposed Population: 1810000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000e1yr
Inserted at: 10 May 2018 12:17 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 4.2 (Philippines)

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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
1209961 0.38 10 May 2018 11:56 5.6M, 10km 6.04 1.8 million 00:20 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Philippines , Region of Northern Mindanao (population 3,510,000) . The nearest places are Lipata, Puerto Princesa, San Jose, Melgar, Malinao, Valencia, Bahay, Agay-ay, Loreto, Esperanza, and Alegria.

Radius Population
100 km 1.8 million people
75 km 1.1 million people
50 km 310000 people
20 km 14000 people
10 km 1700 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Northern Mindanao Philippines 3.5 million people
Eastern Visayas Philippines 3 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Lipata Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 8 km
Puerto Princesa Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 9 km
San Jose Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 14 km
Melgar Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 15 km
Malinao Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 22 km
Valencia Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 24 km
Bahay Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 - 25 km
Agay-ay Eastern Visayas Philippines Village6 - 26 km
Loreto Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 5300 people 26 km
Esperanza Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 - 28 km
Estela Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 - 28 km
Hinudayan Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 - 29 km
Layagoang Philippines Village6 - 29 km
Pintuyan Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 - 32 km
San Francisco Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 2600 people 32 km
San Ricardo Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 - 33 km
Matas Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 34 km
Rizal Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 34 km
Himayangan Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 - 36 km
Hinunangan Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 - 36 km
Buenavista Philippines Village6 - 36 km
Saint Bernard Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 - 37 km
Sunoc Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 - 37 km
Cadgianao Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 37 km
Guinsaugon Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 - 41 km
Surigao Northern Mindanao Philippines Village4 86000 people 43 km
Libagon Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 - 44 km
Balite Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 46 km
Candatag Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 - 47 km
Triana Philippines Village5 - 48 km
Padre Burgos Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 - 49 km
Silago Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 2200 people 50 km
Juangon Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 - 51 km
San Isidro Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 - 51 km
Malupao Eastern Visayas Philippines Village6 - 52 km
Mak Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 - 53 km
Banday Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 - 53 km
Taog Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 54 km
Tagana-an Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 4300 people 54 km
Macrohon Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 2800 people 55 km
Talavera Surigao del Norte Philippines Village6 - 55 km
Sogod Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 8100 people 55 km
Sison Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 3100 people 57 km
Tigbawan Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 - 58 km
Placer Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 10000 people 60 km
Malimono Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 61 km
Hila-an Eastern Visayas Philippines Village6 - 64 km
Timamana Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 65 km
Maasin Eastern Visayas Philippines Village5 18000 people 65 km
Kinabutan Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 66 km
Masgad Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 66 km
San Benito Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 2300 people 67 km
Numancia Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 68 km
Sapao Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 2200 people 68 km
Payanasa Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 69 km
Banga Eastern Visayas Philippines Village6 - 69 km
Gigaquit Surigao del Norte Philippines Village4 3000 people 70 km
Alegria Northern 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
Nonoc 4 0 44 km
Surigao SUG 6 Civ. Paved No 5000 46 km
Siargao 3 0 67 km
Maasin 100 0 72 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Liloan Philippines 35 km
Surigao PHSUG Philippines 41 km
Malitbog Philippines 47 km
Lagome Philippines 51 km
Sogod Philippines 55 km
Maasin Philippines 66 km
Numancia Philippines 67 km
Dapa Philippines 82 km
Baybay Philippines 90 km

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