M 5.5 in Philippines on 24 Jan 2019 08:34 UTC
Shakemap
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: 5.5M
Depth: 22.98 Km
Lat/Lon: 19.2442 , 121.1488
Event Date: 24 Jan 2019 08:34 UTC
24 Jan 2019 16:34 Local
Exposed Population: About 41000 people in MMI>=IV
190000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j85q
Inserted at: 24 Jan 2019 08:52 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
us2000j85q 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.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1246018 0.3 24 Jan 2019 08:34 5.5M, 22.98km 4.61 200 thousand 00:18 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 ,of Cagayan Valley (population 2,341,000) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
<1000 people
8.7 million people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.3 1246018 19.244/121.149 5.5 22.98 4.04 24 Jan 2019 08:54 00:20 (new episode)
2 0.3 1246018 19.244/121.149 5.5 22.98 4.61 24 Jan 2019 10:36 02:01 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Cagayan Valley Philippines 2100 people
Cagayan Valley Philippines 1.3 million people
Ilocos Philippines 970000 people
Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines 190000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Visita Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 22 km
Banoa Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 24 km
Kaniwalan Philippines Village - 28 km
Nagsidel Philippines Village - 32 km
Banua Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 33 km
Dadao Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 34 km
Rarasi Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 37 km
Poso Philippines Village - 43 km
Sorongan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 50 km
Namuac Cagayan Valley Philippines Village 3000 people 70 km
Claveria Cagayan Valley Philippines Village 10000 people 71 km
Santiago Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 72 km
Batitgao Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 72 km
Kilkiling Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 74 km
Portugal Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 75 km
Aggao Ilocos Philippines Village - 78 km
Filomeno Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 78 km
Macatel Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 79 km
Bangan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 79 km
Maragnat Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 83 km
Minabul Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 83 km
Tangatong Ilocos Norte Philippines Village - 84 km
Taccuen Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 84 km
Bunot Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 86 km
Cadagatan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 87 km
San Juan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 87 km
Fugu Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 88 km
San Dionisio Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 88 km
Bangui Ilocos Philippines Village 2400 people 89 km
Adam Ilocos Philippines Village - 90 km
Payac Ilocos Philippines Village - 92 km
Naguilian Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 93 km
Abulug Cagayan Valley Philippines Village 2300 people 94 km
Buraan Ilocos Philippines Village - 96 km
Nagubugan Ilocos Philippines Village - 97 km
Tanglagan Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village - 98 km
Calog Cagayan Valley Philippines Village 2900 people 99 km
Cabuluan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 101 km
Naguilian Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village - 102 km
San Isiaro Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village - 103 km
Cabayo Ilocos Philippines Village - 103 km
Batubatu Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 103 km
Marag Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village - 103 km
Tumoc Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village - 103 km
Bojeador C Ilocos Philippines Village - 105 km
Colonia Number Two Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 105 km
Zitanga Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 106 km
Luna Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village - 106 km
Catuguran Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 107 km
Linao Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 107 km
Cabangaran Ilocos Philippines Village - 107 km
Danao Ilocos Philippines Village - 109 km
Budbudac Ilocos Philippines Village - 109 km
Tabangan Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village - 110 km
Bisagu Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 111 km
Ducan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 111 km
Aparri Cagayan Valley Philippines Village 32000 people 112 km
Karusiquis Ilocos Philippines Village - 112 km
Bangag Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 113 km
Alsem Ilocos Philippines Village - 114 km
Pasuquin Ilocos Philippines Village 5700 people 116 km
Malabibit Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village - 117 km
Alilinu Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 117 km
Allacapan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village 3600 people 118 km
Punta Cagayan Valley Philippines Village 4400 people 119 km
Talatal Ilocos Philippines Village - 120 km
Papaoar Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village - 120 km
Babayuan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 121 km
Casicallan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 121 km
San Benigno Ilocos Philippines Village - 121 km
Caratan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 122 km
Pagogo Ilocos Philippines Village - 123 km
Maruaya Ilocos Philippines Village - 123 km
Tagung Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 123 km
Balza Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 123 km
Bacarra Ilocos Philippines City 9600 people 124 km
Tamucalao Ilocos Philippines Village - 124 km
Aputan Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village - 125 km
Kapinatan Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village - 125 km
Cullit Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 126 km
Lafu Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 126 km
Nanagan Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village - 126 km
Lal-lo Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 127 km
Dibagat Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village - 128 km
Duggil Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 129 km
Mabbut Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village - 129 km
Aripip Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village - 130 km
Laoag Ilocos Philippines City 100000 people 130 km
Talinaan Ilocos Philippines Village - 130 km
Maabayan Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village - 131 km
Santa Maria Cagayan Valley Philippines Village 2600 people 131 km
San Jose Ilocos Philippines Village - 132 km
Maluyo Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 132 km
San Nicolas Ilocos Philippines City 19000 people 133 km
Solsona Ilocos Philippines Village 3600 people 134 km
Iamdagan Ilocos Philippines Village - 134 km
Magapit Cagayan Valley Philippines Village 2600 people 134 km
San Vincente Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 134 km
Buguey Cagayan Valley Philippines Village 3000 people 135 km
Lumbad Ilocos Philippines Village - 135 km
Musimut Cordillera Administrative Region Philippines Village - 136 km
Dingras Ilocos Philippines Village 6800 people 136 km
Nabannagan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village 3500 people 136 km
Binag Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 136 km
Calayab Ilocos Philippines Village - 137 km
Nang-guyudan Ilocos Philippines Village - 138 km
Sicalao Cagayan Valley Philippines Village - 138 km
Barong Ilocos Philippines Village 2300 people 139 km
Casambalangan Cagayan Valley Philippines Village 3200 people 139 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Taggat 5 0
Laoag International LAO 6 Civ. Paved Yes 7900
Tuguegarao TUG 21 Civ. Paved No 5900

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Calayan Philippines
Claveria Philippines
Abulog Philippines
Dirique Inlet Philippines
Aparri PHAPR Philippines
Port San Vicente Philippines
Laoag PHLAO Philippines
Gan Bay Philippines
Basco Philippines

More information

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