jueves, 6 de julio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.6M,depth:10km) in Philippines at 7/6/2017 10:31:51 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 4.6M, Depth:10km
  • 06 Jul 2017 10:31:51 UTC
  • 3527899 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.6 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 11.252, 125.0527
  • Time (UTC): 06 Jul 2017 10:31:51
  • Time (ECT): 06 Jul 2017 12:31:51

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Philippines, Region of Eastern Visayas (population 3,055,000). The distance to the nearest coast is 4km. The nearest places are Basey (7600 people , 4km), Tacloban (180000 people , 5km), San Antonio (2300 people , 5km), Mongabong (7km), Bagacay (9km), and 129 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Daniel Z Romualdez (runway 7000ft, 3km), Ormoc (runway 3900ft, 57km), Catbalogan (66km), Borongan (66km), Philphos (76km), and 3 more. The nearest ports are Tacloban (5km), Tanauan (17km), Talalora (38km), Gen Macarthur (54km), Ormoc (56km), and 16 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 2.7 million people 156
50 km 1.4 million people 180
20 km 550000 people 441
10 km 340000 people 1110



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