M 4.8 in Philippines on 16 May 2018 05:05 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 1143255
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 55.94 Km
Lat/Lon: 6.4174 , 123.9307
Event Date: 16 May 2018 05:05 UTC
16 May 2018 13:05 Local
Exposed Population:
2130000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 May 2018 05:29 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Philippines)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000e64p Scaled population (vector) 5.91  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -0.18  
  INFORM_normalised 0.89  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 3 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Spain: Web and App Developer - Internship, MadridFri, 18 May 2018 06:40:00 +0200.

Relief Applications is looking for enthusiastic back end devs to join our growing development team. We are looking for engineers passionate about shaping the next generation of humanitarian developers and innovators. If you have excellent p
Gone to Heaven, beloved Brother Marc MauriceFri, 18 May 2018 06:26:00 +0200.

No self-consciousness, black as a brother can be, chubby and full of good cheer, Brother Maurice was most beloved in our community. His generosity was without limit; if 12 requests were made of him for the day - whether it be driving a truc
PH to host search and rescue group meet in JuneFri, 18 May 2018 05:19:00 +0200.

MANILA -- The Philippines will be hosting this year's International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) in Clark, Pampanga on June 25 to 29. The event is under the Asia-Pacific Regional Earthquake Response Exercise. The five-day even
Misteriosa criatura emergió en las playas de FilipinasTue, 15 May 2018 23:29:00 +0200.

Una enorme criatura sin vida de unos seis metros de largo aparentemente cubierta de pelo apareció en una playa de Filipinas causando el temor de los lugareños. Los habitantes locales describieron al globster gigante (una masa orgánica no id

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),