M 5.5 in Philippines on 15 Mar 2019 23:07 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1173493
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 90.13 Km
Lat/Lon: 6.2403 , 125.3914
Event Date: 15 Mar 2019 23:07 UTC
Exposed Population: 5140000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 Mar 2019 03:31 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Philippines)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.4
us1000jgvf 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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Latest media headlines

Articles: 5 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Wayne HayTue, 19 Mar 2019 14:28:00 +0100.

. "Wayne Hay has been covering the Asia/Pacific region since 2001, first with Television New Zealand before joining Al Jazeera English in 2006. In his role at Al Jazeera, he has travelled the region extensively, reporting on everything from
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Indonesia: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot ... Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:11:00 +0100.

INDONESIA. Heavy rains since 16 March have caused flooding and landslides in nine sub-districts in Sentani District in Papua Province. The national disaster management agency (BNPB) confirmed that 79 people were killed with 43 people missin
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Earthquake of 5.6 magnitude strikes southern PhilippinesSat, 16 Mar 2019 04:58:00 +0100.

MANILA, March 16 (Xinhua) -- A earthquake of 5.6 magnitude struck Sarangani Province in the southern Philippines on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The institute said the quake, which struck
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Earthquake of 5.6 magnitude strikes southern PhilippinesSat, 16 Mar 2019 04:57:00 +0100.

A earthquake of 5.6 magnitude struck Sarangani Province in the southern Philippines on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said, Trend reports citing The institute said the quake, which struck at 7:07
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (37), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),