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M 4.6 in Philippines on 17 Apr 2017 13:55 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: 41.34 Km
  • Event Date: 17 Apr 2017 13:55 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 1424888 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 17 Apr 2017 15:21 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10008icy (neicid)

Latest media headlines

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

Philippines: Relief assistance continues to arrive in quake-affected barangays in Lanao del Sur
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:27:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

Relief assistance continues to pour in Lanao del Sur almost a week after the 6.0-magnitude earthquake that hit the municipality of Wao leaving several damaged houses and infrastructures. Earlier today, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) organized a mission team under its....

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Philippines: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (11-17 April 2017)
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 13:11:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

PHILIPPINES. On 12 April, a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck in Lanao del Sur province (Mindanao) affecting about 2,800 people in the town of Wao. No casualties have been reported. To date, 652 houses were damaged. Regional disaster management authorities have augmented local relief efforts and....

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Philippines: Quake-affected families in Batangas return home
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 11:10:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

Families living in communities along the coastal areas in the municipalities of Tingloy, Mabini, Lemery, Taal, and San Luis in Batangas Province who took pre-emptive evacuation for fear of Tsunami as a result of the earthquake on April 8 have already returned to their respective houses.

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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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