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Mw 5.6 Earthquake, Orange alert in Philippines on 12 Mar 2016 04:00 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 5.6M, Depth:10km
  • on 12 Mar 2016 04:00 UTC
  • 1406316 people within 100km
  • inserted at 12 Mar 2016 04:21:01 UTC


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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (71), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), NEIC (4), WMO (1), USGS (2),

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