M 6.4 in Philippines on 23 Apr 2019 05:37 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 1177436
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.4M
Depth: 54 Km
Lat/Lon: 11.8458 , 125.1869
Event Date: 23 Apr 2019 05:37 UTC
23 Apr 2019 13:37 Local
Exposed Population: 2730000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 24 Apr 2019 05:40 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Philippines)


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Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 1.1 0 1.1
us70003aj3 Scaled population (raster) 3.01 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap 0.43 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.27      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0.89      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 520 | About casualties: 107 | Last hour: 0

Netizens can’t stop laughing at this girl’s unfinished eyelash perm du ... Sat, 27 Apr 2019 04:25:00 +0200.

Last April 22, different regions in the Philippines were struck by another strong earthquake with magnitude 6.1 that originated in Castillejos, Zambales. The intensity of the earthquake caused damages to establishments like collapsed walls,
Rappler Talk: How Pinatubo lahar affected Pampanga during the April 22 ... Sat, 27 Apr 2019 03:47:00 +0200.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the epicenter of the earthquake was located in Castillejos, Zambales. But Pampanga was the hardest-hit province, with the local government declaring a Rappler reporter
Phivolcs seeks audit on structures built before 1992Fri, 26 Apr 2019 18:41:00 +0200.

MANILA, Philippines The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has called for a manual structural audit of all structures in Metro Manila and nearby provinces that were built before 1992 to determine if they could wit
Contact Center group says member firms upheld safety during earthquakeFri, 26 Apr 2019 15:45:00 +0200.

ENSURING SAFETY. Member companies of the Contact Center Association of the Philippines said that they have followed proper safety procedures when the magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit Luzon on Monday. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler. MANILA, Phili

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 (81), (3), NEIC (6), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (2), USGS (5), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),