M 5.5 in Philippines on 15 Mar 2019 23:07 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: 90.48 Km
Lat/Lon: 6.2465 , 125.4432
Event Date: 15 Mar 2019 23:07 UTC
Exposed Population: 5140000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000jgvf
Inserted at: 15 Mar 2019 23:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.2 (Philippines)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.3
us1000jgvf Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

ShakeMap is a product of the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program in conjunction with the regional seismic networks. ShakeMaps provide near-real-time maps of ground motion and shaking intensity following significant earthquakes.


Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1252369 0.3 15 Mar 2019 23:07 5.5M, 90.48km 4.137 5.1 million 00:19 NEIC
1252395 0.3 15 Mar 2019 23:07 5.5M, 90.13km 4.204 5.1 million 04:23 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.


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.3 1252369 6.246/125.443 5.5 90.5 4.036 15 Mar 2019 23:28 00:20 (new episode)
2 0.3 1252369 6.246/125.443 5.5 90.5 4.036 15 Mar 2019 23:44 00:36 (upd of #1)
3 0.3 1252369 6.246/125.443 5.5 90.5 4.137 16 Mar 2019 01:10 02:02 (upd of #2)
4 0.3 1252395 6.246/125.443 5.5 90.5 4.137 16 Mar 2019 03:32 04:24 (new episode)
5 0.3 1252395 6.24/125.391 5.5 90.1 4.141 16 Mar 2019 03:32 04:24 (upd of #4)
6 0.3 1252395 6.236/125.366 5.5 87.1 4.204 16 Mar 2019 22:36 23:29 (upd of #5)
7 0.3 1252395 6.236/125.366 5.5 87.1 4.204 16 Mar 2019 23:10 1d 00:02 (upd of #6)

Affected Provinces

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Affected populated places. Areas of interest

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Critical infrastructure

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

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More information

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