M 5.6 in Philippines on 03 Jul 2018 09:59 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 1148686
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 99.55 Km
Lat/Lon: 5.884 , 125.2312
Event Date: 03 Jul 2018 09:59 UTC
Exposed Population: 2850000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 03 Jul 2018 10:21 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Philippines)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0.4 0.4
us2000fvnq 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

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CHECKLIST: What should households prepare for an earthquakeSat, 07 Jul 2018 03:50:00 +0200.

MANILA, Philippines – Is your household prepared for the "Big One"? According to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), every household should be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed when dealing with earthquak
Philippines: DOST PHIVOLCS-7 launches earthquake impact assessment too ... Fri, 06 Jul 2018 05:09:00 +0200.

By Rey Anthony H. Chiu. CEBU CITY, July 4 (PIA)–Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) launched an earthquake impact assessment tool, the Metro Cebu Earthquake Model (MCEM) At
Philippines: Laguna government promotes disaster resilience in the com ... Thu, 05 Jul 2018 08:24:00 +0200.

Joy Gabrido. CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, June 27 (PIA) – The Provincial Government of Laguna continuously conducts drills to strengthen the disaster preparedness of the province. “Simple lang ang napakagandang aral natin dito na sa panahon ng sak
Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits Batangas province, PhilippinesWed, 04 Jul 2018 04:31:00 +0200.

MANILA, July 3 (Bernama) -- A 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck Batangas province in the Philippine main Luzon Island on Tuesday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), reported Xinhua. Phivolcs said t

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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),