M 5.3 in Philippines on 29 Dec 2020 16:21 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 1249549
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.3M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: 5.2535 , 125.3176
Event Date: 29 Dec 2020 16:21 UTC
30 Dec 2020 00:21 Local
Exposed Population:
1020000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 29 Dec 2020 16:43 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Philippines)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000d40v Scaled population (vector) 5.65  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -0.18  
  INFORM_normalised 0.89  
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),