sábado, 15 de julio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.5M,depth:60.31km) in Philippines at 7/14/2017 10:23:58 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 4.5M, Depth:60.31km
  • 14 Jul 2017 22:23:58 UTC
  • 2928509 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.5 M
  • Depth: 60.31 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 17.117, 120.1286
  • Time (UTC): 14 Jul 2017 22:23:58
  • Time (ECT): 15 Jul 2017 00:23:58

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Philippines, Region of Ilocos (population 3,551,000). The distance to the nearest coast is 32km. The nearest places are Santa Cruz (2800 people , 33km), Candon Pt (33km), Candon (11000 people , 34km), Cabaritan (35km), Dili (36km), and 59 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, 53km), San Fernando (runway 3900ft, 61km), and Loakan (runway 5500ft, 97km). The nearest ports are Port San Esteban (40km), Pandan (51km), Poro / San Fernando (57km), San Fernando (59km), Salomague (79km), and 1 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 81
50 km 450000 people 57
20 km no people 0
10 km no people 0



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