Jun 9, 2017

Green earthquake alert (5.2M,depth:10km) in Philippines at 6/9/2017 12:58:22 PM

Green Earthquake in Philippines

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

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:10km
  • 09 Jun 2017 12:58:22 UTC
  • 1809247 people within 100km

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

See the GDACS website for live news coverage (including OCHA Situation Reports), the full earthquake report

For information on emergency response, please consult the GDACS Virtual OSOCC.

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Earthquake Event

Characteristics

  • Magnitude: 5.2 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 5.4859, 125.1386
  • Time (UTC): 09 Jun 2017 12:58:22
  • Time (ECT): 09 Jun 2017 14:58:22

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Philippines, Region of Southern Mindanao (population 4,457,000). The distance to the nearest coast is 19km. The nearest places are Batulaki (22km), Burias (4000 people , 26km), Pañgyan (5200 people , 27km), Margus-Pequeño (27km), Lago (28km), and 35 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Tambler (runway 10400ft, 60km), and Buayan (runway 5500ft, 66km). The nearest ports are Glan (36km), Dadiangas (64km), and Lamitan (90km).

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 1.1 million people 66
50 km 200000 people 26
20 km <1000 people 0
10 km no people 0

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