M 4.9 in Philippine Islands Region on 20 May 2019 06:20 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 1180007
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 19.1179 , 120.3863
Event Date: 20 May 2019 06:20 UTC
Exposed Population: 180000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 May 2019 12:56 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Philippines)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70003nf7 Scaled population (vector) 4.45  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -0.18  
  INFORM_normalised 0.89  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

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

Leave landslide-prone villages, Aetas toldFri, 24 May 2019 04:37:00 +0200.

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — Some 260 Aeta families have been advised to permanently move out of harm’s way as the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) tagged their villages as prone to landslides after the 6.1-magnitude earthquake on April 22. Noe
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Death toll rises in Philippines earthquake that damaged 30 structuresTue, 21 May 2019 22:01:00 +0200.

At least 16 people have died after the Philippines was rattled by two major earthquakes, authorities said on Tuesday. A further 81 people were injured and 14 remain missing, a statement from the Office of Civil Defense read. The first tremo
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How a mangrove forest in Calapan City is giving back to its communityTue, 21 May 2019 08:49:00 +0200.

CALAPAN CITY, Philippines In 2013, locals of Brgy. Silonay in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro saw how Super Typhoon Yolanda devasted Tacloban City in Leyte. Unlike Tacloban, their community was spared from one of from the strongest typhoons
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Stay or go? As weather gets wilder, states urged to prepare for displa ... Mon, 20 May 2019 18:32:00 +0200.

GENEVA - Warned that Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) would slam into the coastal part of the Philippine town of Dulag in November 2013, Leah C. Caminong's family rented a room 300 meters back from the shoreline where they planned to ride out the s
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

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),