M 5.9 in Philippines on 08 Feb 2019 11:55 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1170213
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 24.71 Km
Lat/Lon: 9.8311 , 126.5297
Event Date: 08 Feb 2019 11:55 UTC
08 Feb 2019 19:55 Local
Exposed Population: 550000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 Feb 2019 12:16 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Philippines)


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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  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 17 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

5.1-magnitude earthquake strikes southern PhilippinesTue, 12 Feb 2019 11:50:00 +0100.

MANILA, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake of 5.1 magnitude struck Sarangani province in the southern Philippines on Tuesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The institute said the quake, which struck
Quake strikes off Davao OccidentalTue, 12 Feb 2019 10:17:00 +0100.

MANILA, Philippines – A 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Davao Occidental Tuesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. In its latest earthquake bulletin, Phivolcs traced the
250 quakes rattle Philippine town in three daysMon, 11 Feb 2019 00:14:00 +0100.

MANILA - Nearly 250 earthquakes have rattled a small town in Surigao del Norte province in southern Philippines since Friday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said on Sunday. READ MORE: Clash leaves 10 mili
Over 190 earthquakes jolt Philippines townSun, 10 Feb 2019 22:56:00 +0100.

More than 190 have jolted a town in the Philippines in the last two days, authorities said on Sunday. A 5.5-magnitude earthquake was recorded at 6.21 a.m. as the strongest one on Sunday, hitting Luna, a town in Surigao del Norte province, a

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),