M 5.5 in Philippines on 07 Jan 2019 03:11 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: 7.8755 , 121.9233
Event Date: 07 Jan 2019 03:11 UTC
Exposed Population: 980000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 07 Jan 2019 03:34 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Philippines)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 10 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

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Thu, 10 Jan 2019 06:38:00 +0100.

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Wed, 09 Jan 2019 06:54:00 +0100.

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QRCS enhances education, WATSAN services in Philippines [EN/AR[ - Phil ...
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 07:49:00 +0100.

January 7 th, 2019 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has conducted a series of first aid, risk reduction, and psychological support courses for 2,500 students of eight primary schools in Mindanao, the southern Philippines. Under a m
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QRCS enhances education and sanitation services in...
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 07:17:00 +0100.

Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has conducted a series of first aid, risk reduction, and psychological support courses for 2,500 students of eight primary schools in Mindanao, the southern Philippines. Under a multifaceted project c
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (37), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),