Jun 11, 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.6M,depth:10km) in Philippines at 6/11/2017 3:24:06 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:10km
  • 11 Jun 2017 15:24:06 UTC
  • 3093645 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: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 16.6454, 121.8047
  • Time (UTC): 11 Jun 2017 15:24:06
  • Time (ECT): 11 Jun 2017 17:24:06

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inPhilippines, Region of Cagayan Valley (population 2,341,000). The nearest places are Loria (7km), Linumut (8km), Abulan (10km), San Guillermo (3800 people , 10km), Echague (7900 people , 11km), and 114 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Cauayan (runway 5700ft, 31km), Mrmp (37km), Bagabag (runway 3200ft, 58km), and Palanan (runway 3200ft, 81km). The nearest ports are Casiguaran (52km), and Palanan (86km).

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 2.3 million people 131
50 km 1.4 million people 181
20 km 250000 people 202
10 km 23000 people 75



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