M 5.5 in Philippines on 02 Aug 2019 16:10 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 1185393
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 147.52 Km
Lat/Lon: 6.0326 , 125.9365
Event Date: 02 Aug 2019 16:10 UTC
03 Aug 2019 00:10 Local
Exposed Population: 1830000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 02 Aug 2019 16:28 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Philippines)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us60004znb Scaled population (vector) 5.78  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -0.18  
  INFORM_normalised 0.89  
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 76 | About casualties: 54 | Last hour: 0

Pangilinan seeks creation of department to take charge of disaster ris ... Tue, 06 Aug 2019 05:55:00 +0200.

Among the deadliest and costliest were the super-typhoon Yolanda of 2013, the Luzon earthquake of 1990, and the Pinatubo eruption of 1991, he pointed out. “More than half of the country’s total land area is exposed to multiple hazards and 7
Philippines: NDRRMC Update Sitrep No. 13 re Earthquake Incident in Itb ... Tue, 06 Aug 2019 04:13:00 +0200.

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW Two (2) moderate-sized earthquakes with Magnitude 5.4 and 5.9 occurred on 27 July 2019, 4:16 AM and 7:37 AM respectively, with epicenters located northeast of Itbayat, Batanes at shallow focal depths. These were felt a
Indonesia: ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update, 29 Jul - 04 Aug 2019Tue, 06 Aug 2019 02:50:00 +0200.

REGIONAL SUMMARY: Southwest Monsoon persist and continue to bring dry condition in the southern part of ASEAN region. Meanwhile on the northern part increment of rainfall is significantly observed and creates localised floods in Indonesia,
Hidalgo: Philippines prone to natural disastersMon, 05 Aug 2019 14:13:00 +0200.

THE Philippines, a country with more than 7,100 islands, is located within the circum-Pacific seismic belt. Geographically, this makes the Philippines a disaster-prone country being able to experience earthquakes, volcanoes, floods, tropica

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 (35), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),