M 5.5 in Philippines on 31 Aug 2018 14:40 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 139.95 Km
Lat/Lon: 13.5558 , 120.9025
Event Date: 31 Aug 2018 14:40 UTC
Exposed Population: 11040000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 31 Aug 2018 14:54 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (PHL)

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Latest media headlines

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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),