May 25, 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.6M,depth:36.2km) in Philippines at 5/25/2017 4:59:12 PM

Green Earthquake in Philippines


Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).


This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:36.2km
  • 25 May 2017 16:59:12 UTC
  • 7633914 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.6 M
  • Depth: 36.2 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 7.5579, 124.7848
  • Time (UTC): 25 May 2017 16:59:12
  • Time (ECT): 25 May 2017 18:59:12

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inPhilippines, Region of Central Mindanao (population 3,171,000). The nearest places are Kiulayo (2km), Kisaw (3km), Camp Kibaltan (9km), Calabihon (10km), Gata (11km), and 135 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Malaybalay (runway 3100ft, 72km), Awang (runway 6200ft, 80km), Malabang (runway 4200ft, 84km), Maria Cristina (runway 4500ft, 91km), and Lumbia (runway 7800ft, 97km). The nearest ports are Polloc (71km), Cotabato (73km), Malabang (83km), Daliao (97km), Iligan (98km), and 1 more.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 3.3 million people 191
50 km 1.1 million people 151
20 km 190000 people 152
10 km 37000 people 117



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