M 5.6 in Philippines on 22 Mar 2023 23:31 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1366196
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 30.201 Km
Lat/Lon: 19.2526 , 121.1612
Event Date: 22 Mar 2023 23:31 UTC
23 Mar 2023 07:31 Local
Exposed Population: 60 thousand in MMI&>=IV
Inserted at: 22 Mar 2023 23:49 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.2 (Philippines)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000jm20 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 19 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Weak but shallow quake hits Masbate2023-03-25T13:25+0100.

MANILA, Philippines–A minor earthquake with a magnitude of 2.5 hit the northern part of Masbate province on Saturday, March 25, 2023, at 7:14 p.m. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), the quake’s e
4.4 magnitude quake jolts Camarines Norte2023-03-24T18:55+0100.

CAMARINES NORTE, Philippines — A magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck Tinaga Island in the town of Vinzons in Camarines Norte on Thursday, March 24, at 11:13 p.m. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the earthquak
120 high school students hospitalized after fire drill2023-03-24T18:33+0100.

MANILA, Philippines Up to 120 students were taken to hospitals after they fainted and showed symptoms of heat exhaustion during a fire drill conducted at their school in Cabuyao City in Laguna on Thursday. The students were taken to the Osp
SM aids quake-hit Türkiye and Syria2023-03-24T04:47+0100.

PASAY CITY, Philippines March 23, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- In solidarity with earthquake-hit countries Türkiye and Syria , SM Foundation Inc. (SMFI) of the SM Group, sent aid through the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) last Feb. 27, 2023. Represente

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),