lunes, 10 de julio de 2017

Orange earthquake alert (5.9M,depth:12.66km) in Philippines at 7/10/2017 1:41:49 AM

Orange Earthquake in Philippines


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


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.9M, Depth:12.66km
  • 10 Jul 2017 01:41:49 UTC
  • 4066843 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 5.9 M
  • Depth: 12.66 km (shallow)
  • Area affected by light damage (estimated radius): 33 km (MMI IV)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 10.989, 124.7716
  • Time (UTC): 10 Jul 2017 01:41:49
  • Time (ECT): 10 Jul 2017 03:41:49

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inPhilippines, Region of Eastern Visayas (population 3,055,000). The nearest places are Lubi (2km), Seguinon (2100 people , 10km), Balugo (6600 people , 12km), Burauen (14000 people , 13km), Kabadiangan (16km), and 111 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Ormoc (runway 3900ft, 23km), Philphos (37km), Daniel Z Romualdez (runway 7000ft, 38km), Biliran Natl (74km), Maasin (88km), and 1 more. The nearest ports are Ormoc (18km), Port Bello (25km), Merida (27km), Tanauan (29km), Pilar (30km), and 21 more.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

The approximate distance within which light damage may occur is 32km (equivalent to Modified Mercalli Index IV).

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2) Affected with damage
75 km 2.7 million people 156
50 km 1.9 million people 247 Likely
20 km 380000 people 307 Very likely
10 km 22000 people 71 Very likely



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