M 6 in Philippines on 06 Feb 2012 10:10 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 114703
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: Km
Lat/Lon: 9.874 , 123.07
Event Date: 06 Feb 2012 10:10 UTC
06 Feb 2012 18:10 Local
Exposed Population: 6467835 people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Feb 2012 11:51 UTC

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 1.7 1.7
usb0007wiv Scaled population (vector)  
  C1 earthquake  
  C2 earthquake  
  Country Vulnerability  
  INFORM_normalised  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 162 | About casualties: 49 | Last hour: 0

Panama: Panama Canal expert joins regional fight for risk reductionThu, 09 Feb 2012 22:53:00 +0100.

Source: UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Country: Panama GENEVA, 9 February 2012 - The dynamic new Vice-President of the National Assembly of Panama, Rony Araúz, is emerging as a leading advocate of disaster risk reduction i
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Philippine rescuers search for quake survivorsThu, 09 Feb 2012 19:25:00 +0100.

MANILA, February 6, 2012 (AFP) - Rescuers were fanning out across the central Philippines Tuesday after a powerful earthquake triggered landslides, collapsed homes and killed dozens of people. The 6.8-magnitude quake hit a narrow strait bet
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Death toll from Philippine quake rises to 52Wed, 08 Feb 2012 20:17:00 +0100.

The death toll from the maganitude 6. 7 earthquake that jolted the central Philippine province of Negros Oriental on Monday rose to 52.
L'ONU "prête à fournir une assistance" aux Philippines (porte-parole)Wed, 08 Feb 2012 18:57:00 +0100.

NEW YORK (Nations unies), 6 février (Xinhua) -- Un porte-parole onusien a déclaré lundi que l'ONU "était prête à fournir une assistance" aux Philippines à la suite du tremblement de terre de magnitude 6,9 qui a secoué l'archipel. "Le gouver
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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: JRC (35), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),