viernes, 16 de junio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.9M,depth:61.63km) in Philippines at 6/16/2017 1:44:16 AM

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 4.9M, Depth:61.63km
  • 16 Jun 2017 01:44:16 UTC
  • 1384108 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.9 M
  • Depth: 61.63 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 8.3402, 126.5819
  • Time (UTC): 16 Jun 2017 01:44:16
  • Time (ECT): 16 Jun 2017 03:44:16

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Philippines, Region of Southern Mindanao (population 4,457,000). The distance to the nearest coast is 17km. The nearest places are Lawigan (22km), Otiela (22km), Barcelona (3400 people , 24km), San Juan (26km), Hinatuan (9800 people , 28km), and 28 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Bislig (runway 3900ft, 32km), Baganga (84km), and Tandag (runway 4400ft, 92km). The nearest ports are Lamon Anchorage (25km), Hinatuan (26km), Bislig / Mindanao (31km), Aras Asan (67km), and Tandag (92km).

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 590000 people 33
50 km 270000 people 34
20 km <1000 people 0
10 km no people 0



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