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M 4.6 in Philippines on 24 Sep 2016 06:21 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
  • Depth: 74.86 Km
  • Event Date: 24 Sep 2016 06:21 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 733816 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 24 Sep 2016 06:39 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10006s9c (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 501 | About casualties: 16 | Last hour: 0

Philippines: NDRRMC Update: SitRep No. 04 re Preparedness Measures for Typhoon "Helen" (I.N. Megi)
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:11:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW. The Severe Tropical Storm (STS) with International Name "MEGI" entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) at 5:00 PM, 24 September 2016 and was named "HELEN". Typhoon "HELEN" has slightly intensified as it continues to move closer to Taiwan.

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Magnitude 6.3 quake shakes Philippines' Mindanao island
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:13:00 +0200   trust (en)

The deep tremor was felt strongly in Davao but is not expected to cause a tsunami. DAVAO, Philippines, Sept 24 (Reuters) - A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck off the Philippine's Mindanao island on Saturday, sending hotel guests and construction workers running from buildings in Davao, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

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China - Taiwan Province: China, Philippines, Japan– Tropical Cyclone MEGI - ECHO Daily Map | 26/09/2016
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 04:54:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

SITUATION. • TC MEGI continued moving north-west over the Philippine Sea, as a Typhoon. On 26 September at 6.00 UTC its centre was located approx. 540 km south-east of Taitung county (Taiwan) and it had max. sustained wind speed of 176 km/h (Typhoon). • Over the next 24 h it is forecast to continue moving north-west, strengthening.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (60), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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