M 5.9 in Philippines on 10 May 2018 18:02 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: 541.26 Km
Lat/Lon: 6.8786 , 123.8152
Event Date: 10 May 2018 18:02 UTC
Exposed Population: 2530000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 10 May 2018 18:18 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Philippines)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 9 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Filipinos temen apocalipsis tras hallar una gran criatura peluda
Mon, 14 May 2018 17:01:00 +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
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Quake jolts Zamboanga Peninsula
Mon, 14 May 2018 16:05:00 +0200.

THE Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said a magnitude 4.9 earthquake of tectonic origin jolted eight areas in the Zamboanga Peninsula early Monday, May 14. Allan Rommel Labayog, Phivolcs-Zamboanga City science r
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Ring of Fire on ALERT as Philippines STRUCK by 5.2 earthquake
Sun, 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
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Huge 'globster' sea creature on Philippines beach baffles experts
Sun, 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
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),