M 6 in Philippines on 06 Feb 2020 13:40 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 1205457
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 43.64 Km
Lat/Lon: 5.469 , 126.494
Event Date: 06 Feb 2020 13:40 UTC
06 Feb 2020 21:40 Local
Exposed Population: 270000 people in MMI>=IV
About 600 people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Feb 2020 15:43 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Philippines)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.3
us70007jwn 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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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 9 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Taguig now equipped with own weather monitoring systemSun, 09 Feb 2020 07:20:00 +0100.

THE city government of Taguig has installed at least 100 cameras in its area equipped with disaster visibility information system that will provide authorities as well as its residents real-time updates on weather conditions, storms, disast
Taal Volcano unrest enters 2nd monthSun, 09 Feb 2020 04:50:00 +0100.

DESTROYED. Destroyed trees along the slope amid Taal Volcano's eruption as seen from a Philippine Air Force helicopter during an aerial survey on January 21, 2020. File photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP. MANILA, Philippines – Taal Volcano in the prov
Phivolcs observes 11 more harmonic tremors at Taal VolcanoFri, 07 Feb 2020 05:24:00 +0100.

NOT YET CALM. Taal Volcano, shown here on January 19, 2020, still exhibits signs of unrest. File photo by Ed Jones/AFP. MANILA, Philippines – State volcanologists recorded 11 more harmonic tremors from Taal Volcano in the past 24 hours, ind
Caymanians in China encouraged to leaveThu, 06 Feb 2020 23:49:00 +0100.

British nationals, including Caymanians, have been told to leave China if they are able to, according to Cayman’s UK office. Cayman’s UK representative Andre`Ebanks, in a statement issued by his office Wednesday, said, “the current advice f

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),