M 5.8 in Philippines on 27 Jul 2020 17:32 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 1227849
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
Inserted at: 27 Jul 2020 18:21 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 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  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 11 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

1st LD Writethru: Magnitude 5.8 earthquake rattles southern Philippine ... Fri, 31 Jul 2020 11:56:00 +0200.

MANILA, July 31 (Xinhua) -- An offshore earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 shook the southern Philippines on Friday, the Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology (Phivolcs) said. The institute said the quake, which str
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Un séisme de magnitude 5,8 ressenti dans le sud des PhilippinesFri, 31 Jul 2020 10:29:00 +0200.

Un séisme d'une magnitude préliminaire de 5,8 a été ressenti vendredi dans le sud des Philippines, a annoncé l'Institut philippin de sismologie et de volcanologie (Phivolcs). Il a indiqué dans un communiqué que ce séisme survenu à 14h06 heu
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Magnitude 5.8 earthquake rattles southern PhilippinesFri, 31 Jul 2020 09:16:00 +0200.

MANILA, July 31 (Xinhua) -- An offshore earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 shook the southern Philippines on Friday, the Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology (Phivolcs) said. The institute said the quake, which str
...(more)
Terrorist Groups Using COVID Pandemic As Opportunity To Step Up Attack ... Thu, 30 Jul 2020 01:50:00 +0200.

By Mohammed Sinan Siyech. The unpredictable and pervasive nature of COVID-19 has influenced security conflicts across the globe in numerous ways. A few broad trends have come to light. Firstly, terrorist and extremist groups have used the p
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (42), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),