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M 5.9 in Philippines on 20 May 2017 01:06 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

This earthquake can have a no humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
  • Depth: 521.04 Km
  • Event Date: 20 May 2017 01:06 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 3454233 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 20 May 2017 01:27 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: us10008tp0 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 114 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Quake deep under sea in Philippines unlikely to cause damage - agency
Tue, 23 May 2017 06:01:00 +0200   sundaytimes (en)

(REUTERS) A magnitude 5.6.earthquake struck near the centre of the Philippine archipelago on Saturday, but the Philvolcs seismology agency said the tremor was too deep to raise fears of casualties or damage. The quake struck shortly after 9 a.m. (0100 GMT).

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Quake deep under sea in Philippines unlikely to cause damage - agency
Sun, 21 May 2017 05:39:00 +0200   trust (en)

(Corrects time in second paragraph to 9 am not pm) SHANGHAI, May 20 (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.6.earthquake struck near the centre of the Philippine archipelago on Saturday, but the Philvolcs seismology agency said the tremor was too deep to raise fears of casualties or damage. The quake struck shortly after 9 a.

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Deep magnitude 6.0 quake hits Philippines - CENC
Sat, 20 May 2017 19:41:00 +0200   manilametro (en)

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.6.earthquake struck near the centre of the Philippine archipelago on Saturday, but the Philvolcs seismology agency said the tremor was too deep to raise fears of casualties or damage. The quake struck shortly after 9 a.m. (0100 GMT).

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (60), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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