M 4.7 in Philippines on 20 Sep 2020 17:47 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 1236124
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 18.6675 , 121.0371
Event Date: 20 Sep 2020 17:47 UTC
21 Sep 2020 01:47 Local
Exposed Population:
1080000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 Sep 2020 19:24 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Philippines)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000bqix Scaled population (vector) 6.01  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -0.18  
  INFORM_normalised 0.89  
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Magnitude 5.1 earthquake hits Surigao del SurThu, 24 Sep 2020 05:07:00 +0200.

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolted Bayabas, Surigao del Sur on Thursday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. It had a depth of focus of 24 kilometers. A ftershocks are ex
Phivolcs: Bulacan airport location at risk from flooding, geohazardsWed, 23 Sep 2020 16:07:00 +0200.

MANILA, Philippines The site of the proposed international airport in Bulacanfishing and mangrove areasis facing several geohazards and frequent floodings, experts said Wednesday. Although it is located far from any fault systems, the site
Quake jolts Surigao SurMon, 21 Sep 2020 19:12:00 +0200.

MANILA, Philippines A magnitude-5.7 earthquake jolted the town of Bayabas in Surigao del Sur yesterday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The quake was not expected to cause damage, but Phivolcs

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),