M 5.5 in Philippines on 02 Aug 2022 05:24 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 1333185
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 57.998 Km
Lat/Lon: 6.7917 , 123.8396
Event Date: 02 Aug 2022 05:24 UTC
02 Aug 2022 13:24 Local
Exposed Population: 2.8 million in MMI IV
Inserted at: 02 Aug 2022 18:50 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.2 (Philippines)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.3
us6000i7d8 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.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. 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: 347 | About casualties: 27 | Last hour: 0

MVP Group sustains relief efforts in quake-hit areas2022-08-05T18:36+0200.

MANILA, Philippines A week after the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that hit Abra, Ilocos Sur, and other North Luzon provinces, the MVP Group sustains its conglomerate-wide relief assistance to provide affected communities with much-needed aid in
The Philippines - Earthquake update (DG ECHO, DG ECHO partners, NDRRMC ... 2022-08-05T14:16+0200.

Following the 7.0 magnitude earthquake on 27 July 2022, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported an increase to 448,990 affected people and 51,238 displaced persons as of 5 August 2022. Less than 5% of t
Media quick in reporting Abra quake, follow-up needed2022-08-05T12:18+0200.

IN THE MORNING OF July 27, a magnitude 7 quake shook parts of Luzon, its epicenter in the northern province of Abra. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) initially pegged the earthquake's magnitude at 7.3, and r
Abra quake death toll rises to 11, damage now near P1.4B2022-08-05T04:31+0200.

MANILA, Philippines The death toll from the magnitude-7 earthquake that struck Abra and felt across parts of Luzon last week rose to 11 while the damage it brought to infrastructure and agriculture, combined, is now estimated at nearly P1.4

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: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),