M 6.1 in Philippines on 05 May 2018 06:19 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
Depth: 17.87 Km
Lat/Lon: 14.4969 , 123.9312
Event Date: 05 May 2018 06:19 UTC
Exposed Population: 390000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 05 May 2018 06:36 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (PHL)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 34 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Philippines reports no casualties from recent earthquake
Mon, 07 May 2018 18:54:00 +0200.

MANILA, 7th May 2018 (NNT) - The Philippines has continued surveying its northern Luzon island, following the earthquake on Saturday. So far, no significant damage has been reported. Local authorities are assessing any difficulties arising
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Afghanistan: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapsh ...
Mon, 07 May 2018 15:16:00 +0200.

MYANMAR. About 6,800 people have been newly displaced in Kachin State since early April when fighting broke out between the Myanmar Army and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA). Clashes have displaced people from locations in 6 different tow
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Myanmar: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot ( ...
Mon, 07 May 2018 13:11:00 +0200.

MYANMAR. About 6,800 people have been newly displaced in Kachin State since early April when fighting broke out between the Myanmar Army and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA). Clashes have displaced people from locations in 6 different tow
...(more)
6.1-magnitude quake hits Philippines
Sun, 06 May 2018 15:21:00 +0200.

A massive earthquake has shaken the eastern provinces of the Philippines on Saturday morning, measuring a whopping 6.1-magnitude off the island of Catanduanes The quake was felt in Manila, some 400km south-west and Sorsogon province, some 8
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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),