M 5.5 in Philippines on 24 Jan 2019 08:34 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 1168739
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
Inserted at: 24 Jan 2019 08:52 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Philippines)


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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  
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Latest media headlines

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Catastrophes liées au changement climatique : 10. 373 morts en 2018Mon, 28 Jan 2019 01:48:00 +0100.

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MANILA, Philippines A magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolted Eastern Samar on Sunday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology reported. According to Phivolcs, a tremor that was tectonic in origin happened at 2:24 p.m. in Hernani, Ea
Soixante millions de personnes ont été affectées par les catastrophes ... Fri, 25 Jan 2019 13:18:00 +0100.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (41), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),