M 4.9 in Philippines on 13 Feb 2019 12:33 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 1170698
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 9.7913 , 126.5418
Event Date: 13 Feb 2019 12:33 UTC
Exposed Population: 560000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 13 Feb 2019 12:56 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Philippines)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000jh73 Scaled population (vector) 5.29  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -0.18  
  INFORM_normalised 0.89  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 4 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

(OPINION) Rehabilitation over reclamation for Manila BayThu, 14 Feb 2019 11:11:00 +0100.

Manila Bay has long been a symbol of the environmental degradation that has plagued the Philippines for decades. Despite a 2008 Supreme Court ruling ordering government agencies to clean it up , the bay's water quality remains poor. The see
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Magnitude 4.1 quake hits MaguindanaoThu, 14 Feb 2019 06:54:00 +0100.

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.1 earthquake jolted Maguindanao on Thursday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. In its earthquake bulletin, Phivolcs reported that the temblor struck off the
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Bonsai master calls on thief of 400-year-old tree to care for his 'chi ... Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:11:00 +0100.

TOKYO — A master bonsai grower whose 400-year-old tree was taken from a garden outside Tokyo has issued a heartfelt plea for the thief to care for his stolen “child.” Seiji Iimura, 53, said seven of his bonsai trees worth around $63,000 in
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Magnitude 4.9 quake hits Surigao del NorteWed, 13 Feb 2019 10:27:00 +0100.

MANILA, Philippines — A 4.9-magnitude earthquake jolted Surigao del Norte on Wednesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. In its earthquake bulletin, Phivolcs said the quake hit 75 kilometers
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (34), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),