M 5.7 in Philippines on 15 Jan 2019 20:03 UTC
EQ parameters

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 69.57 Km
Lat/Lon: 5.8701 , 126.9327
Event Date: 15 Jan 2019 20:03 UTC
16 Jan 2019 04:03 Local
Exposed Population: About 1000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j47l
Inserted at: 15 Jan 2019 20:20 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.2 (Philippines)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.3
us2000j47l Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0.43  
  C2 shakemap 0.27  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.89  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1245145 0.3 15 Jan 2019 20:03 5.7M, 69.57km 3.8 2 thousand 00:17 NEIC
1245250 0.3 15 Jan 2019 20:03 5.8M, 61.14km 3.81 2 thousand 22:16 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Philippines , Region of Southern Mindanao (population 4,457,000) .

Radius Population
100 km 1800 people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Southern Mindanao Philippines 4.4 million people
Sulawesi Utara Indonesia 2.6 million people
Central Mindanao Philippines 3.1 million people
Northern Mindanao Philippines 3.5 million people
Maluku Indonesia 1.9 million people
Western Mindanao Philippines 3.1 million people
Eastern Visayas Philippines 3 million people

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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