M 4.8 in Philippines on 28 Oct 2021 05:39 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 1292807
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 12.868 , 124.5322
Event Date: 28 Oct 2021 05:39 UTC
28 Oct 2021 13:39 Local
Exposed Population:
2.4 million in 100km
Inserted at: 28 Oct 2021 08:28 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Philippines)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fpd3 Scaled population (vector) 6.07  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -0.18  
  INFORM_normalised 0.89  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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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: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),