M 5.5 in Philippines on 24 Jan 2019 08:34 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: 22.98 Km
Lat/Lon: 19.2442 , 121.1488
Event Date: 24 Jan 2019 08:34 UTC
Exposed Population: 190000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j85q
Inserted at: 24 Jan 2019 08:52 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.2 (Philippines)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.4
us2000j85q Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap 0.43  
  C2 shakemap 0.27  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.89  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1246018 0.3 24 Jan 2019 08:34 5.5M, 22.98km 4.61 200 thousand 00:18 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 ,of Cagayan Valley (population 2,341,000) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
<1000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.3 1246018 19.244/121.149 5.5 22.98 4.04 24 Jan 2019 08:54 00:20 (new episode)
2 0.3 1246018 19.244/121.149 5.5 22.98 4.61 24 Jan 2019 10:36 02:01 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Cagayan Valley Philippines 2100 people
Cagayan Valley Philippines 1.3 million people
Ilocos Philippines 970000 people
Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines 190000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Visita Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 22 km
Banoa Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 24 km
Kaniwalan Philippines Village5 - 28 km
Nagsidel Philippines Village5 - 32 km
Banua Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 33 km
Dadao Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 34 km
Rarasi Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 37 km
Poso Philippines Village5 - 43 km
Sorongan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 50 km
Namuac Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 3000 people 70 km
Claveria Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 10000 people 71 km
Santiago Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 72 km
Batitgao Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 72 km
Kilkiling Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 74 km
Portugal Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 75 km
Aggao Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 78 km
Filomeno Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 78 km
Macatel Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 79 km
Bangan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 79 km
Maragnat Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 83 km
Minabul Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 83 km
Tangatong Ilocos Norte Philippines Village5 - 84 km
Taccuen Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 84 km
Bunot Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 86 km
Cadagatan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 87 km
San Juan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 87 km
Fugu Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 88 km
San Dionisio Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 88 km
Bangui Ilocos Philippines Village4 2400 people 89 km
Adam Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 90 km
Payac Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 92 km
Naguilian Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 93 km
Abulug Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 2300 people 94 km
Buraan Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 96 km
Nagubugan Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 97 km
Tanglagan Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village5 - 98 km
Calog Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 2900 people 99 km
Cabuluan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 101 km
Naguilian Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village5 - 102 km
San Isiaro Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village5 - 103 km
Cabayo Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 103 km
Batubatu Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 103 km
Marag Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village5 - 103 km
Tumoc Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village5 - 103 km
Bojeador C Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 105 km
Colonia Number Two Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 105 km
Zitanga Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 106 km
Luna Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village5 - 106 km
Catuguran Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 107 km
Linao Cagayan Valley Philippines Village4 - 107 km
Cabangaran Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 107 km
Danao Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 109 km
Budbudac Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 109 km
Tabangan Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village5 - 110 km
Bisagu Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 111 km
Ducan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 111 km
Aparri Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 32000 people 112 km
Karusiquis Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 112 km
Bangag Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 113 km
Alsem Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 114 km
Pasuquin Ilocos Philippines Village4 5700 people 116 km
Malabibit Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village5 - 117 km
Alilinu Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 117 km
Allacapan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 3600 people 118 km
Punta Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 4400 people 119 km
Talatal Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 120 km
Papaoar Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village5 - 120 km
Babayuan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 121 km
Casicallan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 121 km
San Benigno Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 121 km
Caratan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 122 km
Pagogo Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 123 km
Maruaya Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 123 km
Tagung Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 123 km
Balza Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 123 km
Bacarra Ilocos Philippines City 9600 people 124 km
Tamucalao Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 124 km
Aputan Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village5 - 125 km
Kapinatan Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village5 - 125 km
Cullit Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 126 km
Lafu Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 126 km
Nanagan Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village5 - 126 km
Lal-lo Cagayan Valley Philippines Village4 - 127 km
Dibagat Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village5 - 128 km
Duggil Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 129 km
Mabbut Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village5 - 129 km
Aripip Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village5 - 130 km
Laoag Ilocos Philippines City 100000 people 130 km
Talinaan Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 130 km
Maabayan Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village5 - 131 km
Santa Maria Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 2600 people 131 km
San Jose Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 132 km
Maluyo Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 132 km
San Nicolas Ilocos Philippines City 19000 people 133 km
Solsona Ilocos Philippines Village5 3600 people 134 km
Iamdagan Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 134 km
Magapit Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 2600 people 134 km
San Vincente Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 134 km
Buguey Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 3000 people 135 km
Lumbad Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 135 km
Musimut Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village5 - 136 km
Dingras Ilocos Philippines Village4 6800 people 136 km
Nabannagan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 3500 people 136 km
Binag Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 136 km
Calayab Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 137 km
Nang-guyudan Ilocos Philippines Village5 - 138 km
Sicalao Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 - 138 km
Barong Ilocos Philippines Village5 2300 people 139 km
Casambalangan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village5 3200 people 139 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Taggat 5 0
Laoag International LAO 6 Civ. Paved Yes 7900
Tuguegarao TUG 21 Civ. Paved No 5900

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Calayan Philippines
Claveria Philippines
Abulog Philippines
Dirique Inlet Philippines
Aparri PHAPR Philippines
Port San Vicente Philippines
Laoag PHLAO Philippines
Gan Bay Philippines
Basco Philippines

More information

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