M 6.1 in Philippines on 21 May 2022 21:50 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 1323475
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
Depth: 136.18 Km
Lat/Lon: 13.9525 , 120.677
Event Date: 21 May 2022 21:50 UTC
22 May 2022 05:50 Local
Exposed Population: About 78000 people in MMI
26.6 million in 100km
Inserted at: 21 May 2022 22:12 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.2 (Philippines)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.3
us6000hmz8 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0.43  
  C2 shakemap 0.27  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.89  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. 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)

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),