M 5.9 in Philippines on 18 Nov 2019 13:22 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1194111
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Glide number: EQ-2019-000152-PHL
Depth: 13.11 Km
Lat/Lon: 7.6247 , 124.9124
Event Date: 18 Nov 2019 13:22 UTC
18 Nov 2019 21:22 Local
Exposed Population: 8450000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 18 Nov 2019 14:49 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Philippines)

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 1.3 1.3
us700069f4 Scaled population (raster) 4.2  
  C1 shakemap 0.43  
  C2 shakemap 0.27  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.89  
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Philippines - Earthquake (ECHO 19 Nov 2019)Tue, 19 Nov 2019 11:08

  • An earthquake of 5.9 M at a depth of 13 km hit Bukidnon Province (Mindanao Island) on 18 November at 13:22 UTC (21:22 local time). The epicentre was approximately 2 km northwest of Kadingilan Municipality (Bukidnon Province, northern Mindanao).
  • This is the fifth strong earthquake that hit Mindanao between October and November. Up to 193,000 people were exposed to very strong shaking and up to 585,000 to strong shaking.
  • According to media reports, 4 people have been injured and 80 families evacuated. Several houses and buildings have been damaged and classes were suspended in both public and private schools in the cities of Cotabato, Maramag, Quezon and Valencia.
  • The authorities are conducting the damage assessment and deployed rescue teams to help the affected people.
  • For the next 24 hours, moderate to heavy rain is forecast over Bukidnon Province.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 15 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

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Philippines: NDRRMC Update: SitRep No. 32 regarding Magnitude 6.6 and ... Fri, 22 Nov 2019 06:17:00 +0100.

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW. A. Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake in Tulunan, North Cotabato On 29 October 2019, an earthquake with epicenter located southeast of Tulunan, Cotabato occurred with the following details: Informing humanitarians worldwide. A
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4.3-magnitude earthquake jolts Davao OccidentalThu, 21 Nov 2019 17:47:00 +0100.

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.3 earthquake hit Sarangani town in Davao Occidental on Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The quake struck at 1:14 p.m. at 260 kilometers southeast of Sarang
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2h49 Laos: séisme de magnitude 6,1 dans le nord-ouest AFPThu, 21 Nov 2019 09:43:00 +0100.

Un séisme de magnitude 6,1 s'est produit jeudi dans le nord-ouest du Laos, près de la frontière avec la Thaïlande, a annoncé l'institut américain de géophysique (USGS). Le séisme a eu lieu à une faible profondeur jeudi à 06h50 heure locale
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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),