M 5.6 in Philippines on 31 Jul 2020 06:06 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: 5.6M
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.

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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 ,of Southern Mindanao (population 4,457,000) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.3 1324171 8.549/126.63 5.6 46.2 3.909 31 Jul 2020 06:25 00:19 (new episode)
2 0.3 1324171 8.549/126.63 5.6 46.2 3.909 31 Jul 2020 06:36 00:30 (upd of #1)
3 0.3 1324171 8.549/126.63 5.6 46.2 3.909 31 Jul 2020 08:09 02:02 (upd of #2)
4 0.3 1324171 8.549/126.63 5.6 46.2 3.914 01 Aug 2020 06:09 1d 00:02 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Southern Mindanao Philippines 360000 people
Northern Mindanao Philippines 130000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity 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
Marihatag Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 3700 people 46 km
Antipolo Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 46 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
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
Santa Ana Northern Mindanao Philippines Village - 72 km
Bayogan Northern Mindanao Philippines Village - 73 km
San Isidro Northern Mindanao Philippines Village - 76 km

see full list


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)
Bislig BPH 3 Civ. Paved No 3900

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Lamon Anchorage Philippines
Hinatuan Philippines
Aras Asan Philippines
Bislig / Mindanao PHBPH Philippines

More information

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