M 5.5 in Philippines on 07 Jan 2019 03:11 UTC
EQ parameters
Tsunami

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: 7.8755 , 121.9233
Event Date: 07 Jan 2019 03:11 UTC
Exposed Population: 980000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j0yp
Inserted at: 07 Jan 2019 03:34 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.2 (Philippines)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.3
us2000j0yp 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.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1244046 0.3 07 Jan 2019 03:11 5.5M, 35km 4.34 980 thousand 00:22 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Philippines , Region of Western Mindanao (population 3,159,000) . The nearest places are Baligian, Puerto Santa Maria, Mamad, Siocon, Siay, Mocubol, Lataban, Kanapun, Kauit Kauit, Pananuran, and Casipitan.

Radius Population
100 km 980000 people
75 km 550000 people
50 km 110000 people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Western Mindanao Philippines 3.1 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Baligian Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 25 km
Puerto Santa Maria Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 26 km
Mamad Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 26 km
Siocon Western Mindanao Philippines Village4 5000 people 30 km
Siay Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 31 km
Mocubol Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 35 km
Lataban Philippines Village5 - 36 km
Kanapun Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 45 km
Kauit Kauit Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 46 km
Pananuran Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 49 km
Datutumansan Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 53 km
Panganuran Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 55 km
Mongamol Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 56 km
Upper Tupilac Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 60 km
Ligian Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 63 km
La Libertad Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 63 km
Licumu Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 64 km
Surabay Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 65 km
Balas Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 65 km
Becial Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 65 km
BaƱgaan Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 66 km
Sibuco Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 3200 people 66 km
Tarlago Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 67 km
Titay Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 11000 people 69 km
Labason Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 70 km
Casipitan Western Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 70 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Siocon XSO unknown 0 30 km
Ipil IPE unknown 0 74 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Puerto Santa Maria Philippines 24 km
Sibuco Philippines 65 km
Santa Clara Philippines 84 km

More information

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