lunes, 3 de julio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.7M,depth:10km) in Philippines at 7/3/2017 9:17:24 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 4.7M, Depth:10km
  • 03 Jul 2017 09:17:24 UTC
  • 2713691 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.7 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 11.956, 125.2279
  • Time (UTC): 03 Jul 2017 09:17:24
  • Time (ECT): 03 Jul 2017 11:17:24

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inPhilippines, Region of Eastern Visayas (population 3,055,000). The nearest places are Balagon (3km), Can-ilay (11km), Hinolasan (11km), Gicontol (13km), Lawa-an (18km), and 92 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Dolores (28km), Borongan (41km), Catbalogan (46km), Calbayog (runway 4800ft, 75km), Daniel Z Romualdez (runway 7000ft, 83km), and 1 more. The nearest ports are Catbalogan (43km), Borongan (46km), Talalora (63km), Calbayog (67km), Laoang (70km), and 3 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 750000 people 96
20 km 61000 people 48
10 km 8100 people 25



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