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M 4.5 in Philippines on 27 May 2017 22:48 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: 4.5M
  • Depth: 39.71 Km
  • Event Date: 27 May 2017 22:48 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 318193 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 27 May 2017 23:12 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10008vu4 (neicid)

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Magnitude 5.4 quake shakes parts of Luzon, Philippines
Fri, 26 May 2017 06:15:00 +0200   AsiaOne (en)

An tectonic earthquake of magnitude 5.4 struck 12 kilometers northeast of San Marcelino in Zambales at 10:27 p.m. on Thursday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). The tremor, which Phivolcs recorded at a depth of 88 km. and earlier recorded as magnitude-5.

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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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