sábado, 24 de junio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.8M,depth:55.27km) in Philippines at 6/24/2017 8:37:06 PM

Green Earthquake in Philippines


Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).


This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:55.27km
  • 24 Jun 2017 20:37:06 UTC
  • 2451153 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.8 M
  • Depth: 55.27 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 17.4728, 120.281
  • Time (UTC): 24 Jun 2017 20:37:06
  • Time (ECT): 24 Jun 2017 22:37:06

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Philippines, Region of Ilocos (population 3,551,000). The distance to the nearest coast is 11km. The nearest places are Fuarte (11km), Vigan (48000 people , 14km), Narvacan (2900 people , 19km), Basiing (20km), Calay-ab (22km), and 85 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Vigan (runway 3400ft, 12km), Laoag International (runway 7900ft, 82km), and San Fernando (runway 3900ft, 96km). The nearest ports are Pandan (11km), Port San Esteban (21km), Salomague (37km), Gan Bay (60km), Laoag (85km), and 2 more.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 1.4 million people 82
50 km 900000 people 114
20 km 130000 people 110
10 km no people 0



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