M 5.6 in Philippines on 31 Jul 2020 06:06 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 1228298
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: Less then 100 people in MMI V
1020000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 01 Aug 2020 06:09 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.2 (Philippines)


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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  
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),