M 5.9 in Philippines on 20 May 2017 01:06 UTC

Event 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
Lat/Lon: 9.3905 , 123.9792
Event Date: 20 May 2017 01:06 UTC
Exposed Population: 3454233 people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 May 2017 01:27 UTC

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Exploring possibility of building tsunami early warning system in SCS: Raje ... Tue, 23 May 2017 23:26:00 +0200. The government is exploring the possibility of setting up a tsunami early warning system (TWS) in the disputed South China Sea, which has been witnessing a growing Chinese assertiveness. M Rajeevan, the secretary in the Ministry of Earth Sc
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Exploring possibility of building tsunami early warning systemTue, 23 May 2017 23:07:00 +0200. The government is exploring the possibility of setting up a tsunami early warning system (TWS) in the disputed South China Sea, which has been witnessing a growing Chinese assertiveness. M Rajeevan, the secretary in the Ministry of Earth Sc
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Exploring possibility of building tsunami early warning system in SCS: Raje ... Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 +0200. New Delhi, May 23 (PTI) The government is exploring the possibility of setting up a tsunami early warning system (TWS) in the disputed South China Sea, which has been witnessing a growing Chinese asse. New Delhi, May 23 (PTI) The governmen
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Las semillas de la ‘bóveda del fin del mundo’ están a salvo tras las inunda ... Tue, 23 May 2017 20:33:00 +0200. Oslo, 23 may (Sputnik).- La ‘bóveda del fin del mundo’ de Noruega fue amenazada por una inundación a finales de mayo de 2017. Ahora los responsables afirman que los daños producidos en la bóveda no han puesto en peligro su contenido, pero q
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),