M 5.9 in Philippines on 05 Apr 2018 03:53 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 64.44 km
Lat/Lon: 6.8146 , 126.78
Event Date: 05 Apr 2018 03:53 UTC
Exposed Population: 650000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 05 Apr 2018 04:10 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (PHL)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 28 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

6-magnitude quake jolts Davao OrientalFri, 06 Apr 2018 04:29:00 +0200. COTABATO CITY—A moderately strong earthquake, measured at 6-magnitude by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), struck at sea off Tarragona town in Davao Oriental on Thursday morning, but disaster response and lo
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Strong Quake Shakes Southern PhilippinesFri, 06 Apr 2018 03:03:00 +0200. MANILA – A magnitude-5.9 earthquake struck the eastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines on Thursday, although authorities have not reported any casualties and no tsunami alert was issued. The United States Geological Sur
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6.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Philippine's MindanaoThu, 05 Apr 2018 22:53:00 +0200. Mindanao [The Philippines], April 5 (ANI): A massive earthquake of magnitude 6.2 on the Richter scale has struck off the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Thursday, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The tremor reportedly
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Moderately strong quake off southern PhilippinesThu, 05 Apr 2018 22:53:00 +0200. A moderately strong 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck at sea off the main southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, though local authorities said they did not expect any damage. The quake was recorded
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),