M 5.9 in Philippines on 08 Feb 2019 11:55 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: 5.9M
Depth: 24.71 Km
Lat/Lon: 9.8311 , 126.5297
Event Date: 08 Feb 2019 11:55 UTC
Exposed Population: 550000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000jfb2
Inserted at: 08 Feb 2019 12:16 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
us2000jfb2 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
1248024 0.3 08 Feb 2019 11:55 5.9M, 24.71km 4.34 560 thousand 00:21 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 Northern Mindanao (population 3,510,000) . The nearest places are General Luna, Libertad, Caridad, Pilar, San Isidro, Dapa, Burgos, Kangcohoy, Beilon, Alegria, and Madrelino.

Radius Population
100 km 550000 people
75 km 190000 people
50 km 45000 people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Northern Mindanao Philippines 3.5 million people
Southern Mindanao Philippines 4.4 million people
Eastern Visayas Philippines 3 million people
Central Visayas Philippines 4.5 million people
Central Mindanao Philippines 3.1 million people
Bicol Philippines 3.9 million people
Western Visayas Philippines 5.3 million people
Western Mindanao Philippines 3.1 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
General Luna Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 41 km
Libertad Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 43 km
Caridad Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 46 km
Pilar Northern Mindanao Philippines Village4 2300 people 47 km
San Isidro Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 50 km
Dapa Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 8700 people 52 km
Burgos Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 54 km
Kangcohoy Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 54 km
Beilon Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 55 km
Alegria Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 57 km
Cabugao Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 57 km
Sapao Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 2200 people 57 km
San Benito Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 2300 people 58 km
Numancia Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 61 km
Socorro Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 9600 people 66 km
Pamosaingan Northern Mindanao Philippines Village5 - 69 km
Madrelino Surigao del Sur 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
Siargao 3 0 62 km
Tandag TDG 5 Civ. Paved No 4400 93 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Dapa Philippines 52 km
Numancia Philippines 62 km
Tandag Philippines 90 km

More information

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