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2019-04-23 Philippines earthquake in Samar Island on April 23

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Earthquake
  • Country: Philippines
  • Occurrence Date (UTC): 23 April, 2019
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 27 April, 2019
  • Requester: Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS)
  • Escalation to the International Charter: NO
  • GLIDE Number: EQ-2019-000036-PHL

Disaster Situation

At 1:37PM on 23 April 2019, A magnitude 6.5 earthquake shook the island of Samar and vicinity. The epicenter was located at 11.79N, 125.37E, near San Julian, Eastern Samar with depth of 65 kms. Weak to very strong ground shaking was felt by nearby islands in Visayas and as far as Agusan del Norte in Mindanao. Several damages to some buildings and infrastructure were reported mostly near the epicentral area.

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 ISRO 

2019-04-30

Resourcesat-2A LISS IV FMX data as observed on Apr 29, 2019

2019-04-30

Resourcesat-2A LISS IV FMX data as observed on Apr 29, 2019

2019-04-30

Resourcesat-2A LISS IV FMX data as observed on Apr 29, 2019

 NARL 

2019-05-03

FS5 G000 PMS L4UTM 20190503 021509

2019-05-03

FS5 G000 PMS L4UTM 20190503 021509

2019-05-03

S5 G000 PMS L4UTM 20190503 021509