M 4.6 in Philippines on 17 Apr 2017 13:55 UTC

Event 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: 41.34 km
Lat/Lon: 9.1097 , 126.4661
Event Date: 17 Apr 2017 13:55 UTC
Exposed Population: 1420000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 17 Apr 2017 15:21 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (PHL)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 96 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

“Bağımsız Kürdistan tsunami yaratır”
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:45:00 +0200.

Irak'ta iktidardaki Şii İttifakı’nın etkili lideri Ammar El Hakim, “Bağımsız bir Kürdistan’ın tüm bölgede hissedilecek siyasi bir tsunami” yaratacağını savundu. Irak’ın Kürt Bölgesi'nde bağımsızlık referandumunun hazırlıkları başlatılırken
Assess govt preparedness for ‘Big One,’ Senate urged
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:35:00 +0200.

WHILE there has been no technology that can predict earthquakes and save lives and property, the government has enough time to prepare for and mitigate the impact of the “Big One” that might hit Metro Manila (National Capital Region or NCR)
20 new tsunami alert sirens being installed
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:17:00 +0200.

Installation of 20 new alert sirens has been in the works for more than a year, and will greatly enhance the ability of the V.I. Territorial Emergency Management Agency to alert residents of a potential threat, according to VITEMA spokeswom
What ever happened to Mamasapano?
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:38:00 +0200.

Purisima, according to the charge sheet, entered into a deal with Werfort Courier Service to deliver firearms licenses of applicants. Due diligence was not carried out by the former PNP chief. It turned out Werfort does not have a track rec

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),