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Earthquake update

GDACS, the World-wide Disaster Warn and Coordination System has issued an Orange Earthquake Notify.


This earthquake is envisioned to have a medium humanitarian effect dependent on themagnitude and the impacted inhabitants and their vulnerability.




  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.8M, Depth: 10.41km
  • 2/17/2014 5:55:58 AM (UTC)
  • 892114 people inside 100km

No matter whether intercontinental humanitarian assist is wanted need to be determined by an pro.


  • Magnitude: 5.8 M
  • Depth: 10.41 km (shallow)
  • Region influenced by mild injury (believed radius): 28 km (MMI IV)
  • Resource: NEIC
  • Site (latitude/longitude): 18.55, 120.43
  • Time (UTC): 17/02/2014 05:55:58
  • Time (ECT): 17/02/2014 06:55:58

Earthquake Impact Facts

The earthquake transpired off shore, around Philippines, Region of Ilocos (populace 3,551,000). The length to the closest coastline is 16km. The nearest sites are Bojeador C (17km).

The pursuing susceptible infrastructure is close by and may well be affected. The nearest shielded places are Ilocos Notre Metropolitan (24km), and Tanap (24km).

For logistics, the next access points are close by. The nearest airports are Laoag Worldwide (runway 7900ft, 42km), and Taggat (66km). The nearest ports are Dirique Inlet (18km), and Laoag (40km).

The optimum altitude nearby is 2200m. The area has steep slopes (up to 30 percent) and may possibly be susceptible to landslides.

The approximate distance in which gentle damage might happen is 28km (equivalent to Modified Mercalli Index IV).

Supply: GDACS

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