M 4.8 in Philippines on 12 Aug 2017 17:51 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 189.72 km
Lat/Lon: 13.9679 , 120.7057
Event Date: 12 Aug 2017 17:51 UTC
Exposed Population: 27980000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 12 Aug 2017 18:35 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (PHL)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 397 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

Marmara Depreminin 18. Yılı
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:30:00 +0200.

Doğal Afet Sigortaları Kurumu (DASK) Yönetim Kurulu Başkanı Murat Kayacı, "17 Ağustos Gölcük depreminin yaşandığı 1999 yılında ülkemizde yalnızca 500 bin civarında deprem teminatlı konut vardı, bugün ise 8 milyon konut Zorunlu Deprem Sigort
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Philippines: Naval MDRRMO eyes contingency measures on earthquake
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:23:00 +0200.

August 15, 2017 Rodrigo S. Victoria. NAVAL, Biliran, August 15 (PIA) – With the devastation left by the 6.5 magnitude earthquake that hit Kananga and Ormoc City in July 6, the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer (MDRRO)
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Chch tsunami sirens a 'waste of money' - mayor
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:48:00 +0200.

They were installed by Ms Dalziel's predecessor, Bob Parker, in 2012 and cost $500,000. They were originally only intended as a warning about the risk posed by tsunamis on the other side of the Pacific, where people would have up to 12 hour
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This haunting 'wind phone' is helping Japanese say goodbye to the depa ...
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:16:00 +0200.

An old, disconnected black telephone stands in a telephone booth in the town of Otsuchi about 20 minutes' drive from Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture. The phone has been visited by at least 25,000 people since the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2
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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),