M 5.6 in Philippines on 31 Jul 2020 06:06 UTC
EQ parameters
Tsunami

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: 5.6M
Depth: 46.19 Km
Lat/Lon: 8.5493 , 126.6298
Event Date: 31 Jul 2020 06:06 UTC
31 Jul 2020 14:06 Local
Exposed Population: 650000 people in MMI>=IV
1020000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000b7ai
Inserted at: 01 Aug 2020 06:09 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.2 (Philippines)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.3
us6000b7ai Scaled population (raster) 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
1324171 0.3 31 Jul 2020 06:06 5.6M, 46.19km 3.91 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 1d 00:02 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) . The nearest places are San Juan, Tinago, Carpenito, Otiela, Hinatuan, Lawigan, Unidad, Marihatag, Antipolo, Batunan, and Tago.

Radius Population
100 km 1 million people
75 km 450000 people
50 km 94000 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
Northern Mindanao Philippines 3.5 million people
Central Mindanao Philippines 3.1 million people
Eastern Visayas Philippines 3 million people
Central Visayas Philippines 4.5 million people
Western Mindanao Philippines 3.1 million people
Western Visayas Philippines 5.3 million people
Sulawesi Utara Indonesia 2.6 million people
Bicol Philippines 3.9 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
San Juan Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 34 km
Tinago Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 36 km
Carpenito Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 39 km
Otiela Surigao del Sur Philippines Village - 39 km
Hinatuan Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 9800 people 40 km
Lawigan Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 43 km
Unidad Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 3300 people 44 km
Marihatag Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 3700 people 46 km
Antipolo Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 46 km
Batunan Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 47 km
Barcelona Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 3400 people 47 km
Santo NiƱo Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 49 km
Salvacion Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 2000 people 50 km
Oteiza Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 50 km
Mangagoy Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 50 km
Bislig Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 66000 people 50 km
Cagwait Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 54 km
Lianga Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 13000 people 60 km
Amaga Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 2100 people 60 km
Pamaypayan Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 61 km
Lingig Surigao del Sur Philippines Village 6300 people 62 km
La Paz Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 2200 people 62 km
Somosomo Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 64 km
Bahao Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 68 km
Tago Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 6200 people 68 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Bislig BPH 3 Civ. Paved No 3900 52 km
Tandag TDG 5 Civ. Paved No 4400 77 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Lamon Anchorage Philippines 28 km
Hinatuan Philippines 38 km
Aras Asan Philippines 51 km
Bislig / Mindanao PHBPH Philippines 51 km
Tandag Philippines 76 km

More information

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