M 5.6 in Philippines on 10 May 2018 11:56 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1142635
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 10.1726 , 125.4387
Event Date: 10 May 2018 11:56 UTC
Exposed Population: 1810000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 10 May 2018 12:17 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Philippines)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0.4 0.4
us1000e1yr Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap 0.43  
  C2 shakemap 0.27  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.89  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 7 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Ring of Fire on ALERT as Philippines STRUCK by 5.2 earthquakeSun, 13 May 2018 18:13:00 +0200.

EXPRESS Joey Millar Philippines earthquake: A 5.2 magnitude earthquake has put the Ring of Fire on alert. Philippines was hit by the 5.2 magnitude at 4.33pm BST. With Hawaii rattled by dozens of earthquakes and a volcanic eruption this mon
Huge 'globster' sea creature on Philippines beach baffles expertsSun, 13 May 2018 14:12:00 +0200.

A huge, hairy sea creature has been found washed up on a beach in the Philippines - sparking fears it is an omen that a natural disaster is looming. The body of the mystery 6m-long animal surfaced in the town of San Antonio in Oriental Mind
Filipinos atemorizados después de encontrar una horrible criatura pelu ... Sun, 13 May 2018 11:54:00 +0200.

Una enorme criatura sin vida de unos seis metros de largo aparentemente cubierta de pelo ha aparecido en una playa de Filipinas la noche de este viernes, incitando a algunos lugareños a rezar por temor a un apocalipsis. Los habitantes local
Mystery sea creature washes up on beach Yahoo7 NewsSun, 13 May 2018 04:46:00 +0200.

Footage has shown the moment a mystery “globster” sea creature washed up on a beach in the Philippines. The enormous hairy blob surfaced and sparked panic from villagers who believed it is the sign of an impending natural disaster. They flo

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (37), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),