M 5.8 in Philippines on 27 Jul 2020 17:32 UTC
Shakemap
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: 5.8M
Depth: 40.54 Km
Lat/Lon: 9.0225 , 126.2698
Event Date: 27 Jul 2020 17:32 UTC
28 Jul 2020 01:32 Local
Exposed Population: 250000 people in MMI V
1960000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000b4ug
Inserted at: 27 Jul 2020 18:21 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
us6000b4ug Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0.43  
  C2 shakemap 0.27  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.89  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1323613 0.3 27 Jul 2020 17:32 5.7M, 38.97km 5.25 2 million 00:20 NEIC
1323616 0.3 27 Jul 2020 17:32 5.8M, 40.54km 5.41 2 million 00:48 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* 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 ,of Southern Mindanao (population 4,457,000) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
250000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.3 1323613 9.022/126.27 5.7 39.0 5.248 27 Jul 2020 17:53 00:20 (new episode)
2 0 1323613 9.022/126.27 5.7 39.0 5.248 27 Jul 2020 18:00 00:27 (upd of #1)
3 0.3 1323616 9.022/126.27 5.8 40.5 5.418 27 Jul 2020 18:23 00:50 (new episode)
4 0.3 1323616 9.022/126.27 5.8 40.5 5.418 27 Jul 2020 19:35 02:02 (upd of #3)
5 0.3 1323616 9.022/126.27 5.8 40.5 5.414 28 Jul 2020 17:35 1d 00:03 (upd of #4)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Southern Mindanao Philippines 180000 people
Southern Mindanao Philippines 130000 people
Northern Mindanao Philippines 26000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Tago Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 6200 people 4 km
La Paz Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 2200 people 5 km
Somosomo Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 6 km
Tandag Surigao del Sur Philippines Village 28000 people 10 km
Cagwait Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 12 km
Bahao Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 13 km
Kayogyog Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 15 km
Buenavista Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 2500 people 16 km
Tigao Surigao del Sur Philippines Village 2000 people 23 km
Marihatag Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 3700 people 24 km
Antipolo Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 27 km
Burgos Surigao del Sur Philippines Village 3400 people 27 km
Santo NiƱo Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 29 km
Oteiza Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 31 km
Abaga Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 31 km
Sibahay Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 31 km
Tuburan Surigao del Sur Philippines Village - 31 km
Lanuza Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 2000 people 32 km
Madrelino Surigao del Sur Philippines Village - 32 km
Salvacion Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 2000 people 35 km
Carmen Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 2800 people 36 km
Madrid Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 3000 people 43 km
Sapa Southern Mindanao Philippines Village - 46 km
Lianga Southern Mindanao Philippines Village 13000 people 47 km
Cantilan Surigao del Sur Philippines Village 9300 people 48 km
Carrascal Surigao del Sur Philippines Village 4300 people 52 km

see full list


Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Tandag TDG 5 Civ. Paved No 4400

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Tandag Philippines
Aras Asan Philippines

More information

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