M 5.6 in Philippines on 04 Oct 2020 18:16 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 136.93 Km
Lat/Lon: 13.639 , 120.7423
Event Date: 04 Oct 2020 18:16 UTC
05 Oct 2020 02:16 Local
Exposed Population: 10850000 people in MMI>=IV
12460000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000c5i4
Inserted at: 05 Oct 2020 18:23 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.2 (Philippines)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.3
us6000c5i4 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0.43  
  C2 shakemap 0.27  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.89  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1336166 0.3 04 Oct 2020 18:16 5.6M, 136.93km 4.36 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 1d 00:06 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Philippines ,of Southern Tagalog (population 8,266,000) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.3 1336166 13.639/120.742 5.6 136.9 3.75 04 Oct 2020 18:39 00:22 (new episode)
2 0.3 1336166 13.608/120.766 5.6 121.8 4.357 05 Oct 2020 18:23 1d 00:06 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Southern Tagalog Philippines 10.4 million people
National Capital Region Philippines 87000 people
Central Luzon Philippines 67000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Maricaban Philippines Village - 11 km
Bagalañgit Batangas Philippines Village 2300 people 17 km
Wawa Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 4800 people 19 km
Gamao Philippines Village - 21 km
Balagnam Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 22 km
Calatagan Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 15000 people 24 km
Mabini Batangas Philippines Village 2700 people 25 km
Puerto Galera Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 3200 people 26 km
Bucal Batangas Philippines Village - 26 km
Navotas Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 31 km
Taal Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 39000 people 33 km
Calawang Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 33 km
Balayan Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 50000 people 34 km
Bauan Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 33000 people 34 km
Calaca Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 36000 people 34 km
Canda Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 34 km
Pajo Batangas Philippines Village - 35 km
Ilihan Batangas Philippines Village 3500 people 36 km
Batangas Southern Tagalog Philippines City 230000 people 37 km
Dao Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 37 km
Binubusan Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 6600 people 38 km
Paluan Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 4500 people 38 km
Malaue Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 38 km
Calampan Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 39 km
Balagbag Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 40 km
Tinga Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 40 km
Ayon-Dao Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 41 km
Tuy Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 8400 people 42 km
Cuenca Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 21000 people 44 km
Lian Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 7400 people 47 km
Mamburao Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 23000 people 48 km
Ignonoc Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 49 km
Nasugbu Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 61000 people 49 km
Bayuyuñgan Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 51 km
Dagatan Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 2900 people 51 km
Lobo Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 3000 people 51 km
Luksuhin Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 4500 people 53 km
Calapan Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 65000 people 54 km
Looc Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 2500 people 54 km
Maalas-as Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 55 km
Suki Mindoro Oriental Philippines Village - 55 km
Rosario Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 55 km
Pinagsabangan Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 4500 people 56 km
Lipa Southern Tagalog Philippines City 210000 people 57 km
Balete Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 8600 people 57 km
Mendez Nunez Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 58 km
Boot Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 4800 people 58 km
Looc Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 3000 people 60 km
Bagbag Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 60 km
Magallanes Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 3300 people 61 km
Budlungan Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 62 km
Malvar Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 29000 people 62 km
Santa Cruz Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 9600 people 64 km
Ik-ik Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 65 km
Tanauan Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 67000 people 66 km
Apitong Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 2300 people 67 km
Mag-asawang Tubig Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 67 km
Silang Southern Tagalog Philippines City 110000 people 69 km
Calamias Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 69 km
Maragondon Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 22000 people 70 km
Naujan Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 2700 people 70 km
Bolboc Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 71 km
Laiya Batangas Philippines Village 7400 people 71 km
Alaminos Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 31000 people 72 km
Tiaong Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 5000 people 73 km
San Juan Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 3100 people 74 km
Naic Southern Tagalog Philippines City 54000 people 75 km
Canlubang Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 75 km
San Jose Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 2300 people 76 km
Buenavista Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 76 km
Borbocolon Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 76 km
Calamba Southern Tagalog Philippines City 310000 people 79 km
San Pablo Southern Tagalog Philippines City 200000 people 79 km
Lubang Mindoro Occidental Philippines Village 5600 people 80 km
Candelaria Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 59000 people 81 km
Carmona Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 54000 people 82 km
Amaya Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 83 km
General Trias Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 94000 people 84 km
Bay Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 33000 people 84 km
Santa Rosa Southern Tagalog Philippines City 2600 people 84 km
Tehero Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 85 km
Binãn Southern Tagalog Philippines City 200000 people 85 km
Sumaguil Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 86 km
Tanza Cavite Philippines Village - 88 km
Binakayan Cavite Philippines Village - 88 km
Imus Southern Tagalog Philippines City 210000 people 90 km
Magulon Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 90 km
Nanhaya Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 91 km
Nagcarlan Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 24000 people 91 km
Cabcaben Central Luzon Philippines Village 5800 people 91 km
Castañas Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 92 km
Sablayan Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 38000 people 92 km
Sariaya Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 44000 people 92 km
Mariveles Central Luzon Philippines Village 82000 people 92 km
Caytan Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 93 km
Pola Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 93 km
Pila Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 34000 people 95 km
Bayuin Southern Tagalog Philippines Village 3000 people 96 km
Magdalenal Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 96 km
Anibong Southern Tagalog Philippines Village - 99 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Mamburao MBO 4 Civ. Paved No 3900
Fernando AB 372 Mil. Paved No 4900
Lubang LBX 5 Civ. Paved No 3900
Lucena 12 Civ. Unpaved No 3200
Pinamalayan 32 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Pagapas Philippines
Calaca Philippines
Tabangoa PHTBG Philippines
Batangas PHBLG Philippines
Paluan Philippines
Mamburao Philippines
Nasugbu PHNUG Philippines
Calapan / Batangas PHCLP Philippines
Tilic Philippines
Mariveles Philippines
Sablayan Philippines

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Caliraya Caliraya Caliraya 1949

More information

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