M 5.7 in Philippines on 14 Jun 2021 14:38 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1273121
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 7.7012 , 124.9959
Event Date: 14 Jun 2021 14:38 UTC
14 Jun 2021 22:38 Local
Exposed Population: 120000 people in MMI VII
8310000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 Jun 2021 14:57 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Philippines)


For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
GDACS score
NEIC 1.3 1.3
us7000ecyk Scaled population (raster) 3.93  
  C1 shakemap 0.43  
  C2 shakemap 0.27  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.89  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
Satellite products
Analytical products
Philippines - Earthquake (ECHO 15 Jun 2021)Tue, 15 Jun 2021 15:39

  • An earthquake of 5.7 M at a depth of 10 km (3 km as reported by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology - PHIVOLCS) hit central Mindanao Island (southern Philippines) on 14 June at 14.38 UTC (22.38 local time). The epicentre was located approximately 2.5 km north of Don Carlos Municipality and 7 km south of Maramag Municipality, both Municipalities are in Bukidnon Province.
  • PHIVOLCS recorded several aftershocks with magnitude up to 5.2 M in the area. USGS PAGER estimates that up to 115,000 people were exposed to very strong shaking and 379,000 to strong shaking.
  • According to media, there are no immediate reports of any casualties or damage. 
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 33 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Google launches earthquake alerts system in PhilippinesThu, 17 Jun 2021 18:57:00 +0200.

MANILA, Philippines Technology company Google has launched in the Philippines its earthquake alerts system feature using Android mobile devices. Google Philippines country director Bernadette Nacario said the system, which uses acceleromete
From Google Messages to Emoji Kitchen, here’s what new with ...Thu, 17 Jun 2021 14:50:00 +0200.

Google has announced a range of upcoming features for Android. This includes new features for Google Messages, more accessibility features and upgrades to Android Auto. Google Messages. Google has announced that RCS chats sent through the M
Google earthquake alert system now accessible in PHThu, 17 Jun 2021 12:27:00 +0200.

EARTHQUAKE DETECTOR. The tremor application launched by search engine Google in 2020 has arrived in the country with the launch of the Android Earthquake Alerts System Philippines, according to Google PH on Thursday (June 17, 2021). It prov
Google rolls out earthquake alert system in PH for Android devicesThu, 17 Jun 2021 11:05:00 +0200.

MANILA - Google on Thursday said it has launched a free Android feature that enables mobile devices to detect earthquakes and alerts users of tremors. The Android Earthquake Alert System uses accelerometers in active Android smartphones to

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),