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M 6.2 in Philippines on 11 Aug 2017 05:28 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


This earthquake can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 6.2M
  • Depth: 168.15 Km
  • Event Date: 11 Aug 2017 05:28 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 28795909 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 11 Aug 2017 05:45 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us2000a77i (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 512 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Strong, but deep, earthquake shakes northern Philippines
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 17:48:00 +0200   ABCnews (en)

Office workers wear protective gear as they evacuate their building after an earthquake was felt in Manila, Philippines on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the earthquake's epicenter was five kms. (three miles) southwest of Batangas province's Lian town at a depth of 173 kilometers (107 miles).

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Strong, but deep, earthquake shakes northern Philippines
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 06:38:00 +0200   nzherald (en)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) " A strong but deep earthquake struck the northern Philippines early Friday afternoon and was felt in Manila. Office workers and students in the capital briefly evacuated their buildings after feeling the swaying and shaking, but no damage was reported.

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A deep earthquake of 6.2 magnitude has shaken off Luzon island in central Philippines, lightly felt in Manila
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 05:48:00 +0200   nzherald (en)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) " A deep earthquake of 6.3 magnitude has shaken off Luzon island in the northern Philippines, and was felt in metropolitan Manila. Office workers in the capital left their buildings but no damage was apparent after the quake struck about midday Friday.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (64), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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