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Philippines

Country Information

Following data from World Bank Databank and Wikipedia. Latest update 25 September 2012, 05:21 PM
Country Area (sq. km): 299,764
Agriland (sq. km): 119,500
Forest (sq. km): 76,650
Population: 93,000,000
Population 0-14: 35.44%
Population 15-64: 60.92%
Population over 64: 3.64%
Population growth (annual %): 1.68%

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Earthquakes

Relevant earthquakes during the last years (in terms of magnitude, depth and estimated population affected within 60km).

  • 6
    05Jun2015
    At 1:15 AM (UTC), in 19km NW of Ranau there was a seismic activity of magnitude 6 and depth 10Km. More
  • 7.2
    15Oct2013
    At 2:13 AM (UTC), in 2km S of Carmen there was a seismic activity of magnitude 7.2 and depth 33Km. More
  • 7.2
    15Oct2013
    At 2:12 AM (UTC), in 2km S of Nueva Vida Sur there was a seismic activity of magnitude 7.2 and depth 33Km. More
  • 7.2
    15Oct2013
    At 2:12 AM (UTC), in 5km E of Balilihan there was a seismic activity of magnitude 7.2 and depth 56.82Km. More
  • 5.6
    03Sep2012
    At 7:44 PM (UTC), in Mindanao there was a seismic activity of magnitude 5.6 and depth 9.80Km. More
  • 6.0
    06Feb2012
    At 11:33 AM (UTC), in Negros - Cebu region there was a seismic activity of magnitude 6.0 and depth 15.10Km. More
  • 6.2
    06Feb2012
    At 10:10 AM (UTC), in Negros - Cebu region there was a seismic activity of magnitude 6.2 and depth 35.40Km. More
  • 5.6
    06Feb2012
    At 4:20 AM (UTC), in Negros - Cebu region there was a seismic activity of magnitude 5.6 and depth 34.60Km. More
  • 6.8
    06Feb2012
    At 3:49 AM (UTC), in Negros - Cebu region there was a seismic activity of magnitude 6.8 and depth 33.00Km. More
  • 6.8
    06Feb2012
    At 3:49 AM (UTC), in Negros - Cebu region there was a seismic activity of magnitude 6.8 and depth 46.60Km. More
  • 5.9
    25Jul2011
    At 5:15 PM (UTC), in Luzon there was a seismic activity of magnitude 5.9 and depth 61.30Km. More
  • 6.6
    11Jul2011
    At 8:47 PM (UTC), in Negros there was a seismic activity of magnitude 6.6 and depth 10.00Km. More
  • 6.6
    08Nov2009
    At 12:00 AM (UTC), in Sumbawa region, Indonesia there was a seismic activity of magnitude 6.6 and depth 32.9Km. More
  • 6.6
    04Oct2009
    At 12:00 AM (UTC), in Moro Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines there was a seismic activity of magnitude 6.6 and depth 630.5Km. More
  • 6.9
    28Aug2009
    At 12:00 AM (UTC), in Banda Sea there was a seismic activity of magnitude 6.9 and depth 642.4Km. More
  • 7.5
    11Nov2004
    At 12:00 AM (UTC), in Kepulauan Alor, Indonesia there was a seismic activity of magnitude 7.5 and depth 10Km. More

Storms

Storms information are collected from NASA-TRMM, NHC, JTWC, CPHC, IBTrACS-WMO.

  • NOUL
    Observation started the 03 May 2020 06:00 PM
    Latest Update: 10 May 2020 06:00 PM
  • ONE
    Observation started the 13 Jan 2021 12:00 PM
    Latest Update: 18 Jan 2021 06:00 AM
  • FIVE
    Observation started the 03 Apr 2020 05:00 AM
    Latest Update: 08 Apr 2020 06:00 PM
  • ONE
    Observation started the 18 Jan 2021 03:10 AM
    Latest Update: 19 Jan 2021 12:00 AM
  • TWENTYNINE
    Observation started the 29 Oct 2020 03:20 AM
    Latest Update: 02 Nov 2020 12:00 PM
  • TWENTYFOUR
    Observation started the 08 Oct 2020 11:14 PM
    Latest Update: 13 Oct 2020 12:00 PM
  • FOURTEEN
    Observation started the 26 Aug 2020 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 30 Aug 2020 06:00 AM
  • SIX
    Observation started the 28 Jun 2020 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 02 Jun 2020 12:00 PM
  • TWENTY-SEVEN
    Observation started the 24 Dec 2020 09:57 PM
    Latest Update: 28 Dec 2020 06:00 PM
  • WASHI
    Observation started the 15 Dec 2020 06:00 AM
    Latest Update: 20 Dec 2020 12:00 PM
  • BANYAN
    Observation started the 11 Oct 2020 12:00 PM
    Latest Update: 15 Oct 2020 06:00 PM
  • NALGAE
    Observation started the 27 Sep 2020 06:00 PM
    Latest Update: 06 Oct 2020 12:00 PM
  • NESAT
    Observation started the 24 Sep 2020 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 01 Oct 2020 12:00 PM
  • NANMADOL
    Observation started the 22 Aug 2020 06:00 PM
    Latest Update: 01 Sep 2020 12:00 AM
  • NOCK-TEN
    Observation started the 24 Jul 2020 06:00 PM
    Latest Update: 31 Jul 2020 12:00 PM
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Floods

Floods information have been extracted from the Dartmouth Flood Observatory.

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Volcanoes

Volcanoes information have been extracted from Smithsonian Institution - Global Volcanism Program.

PhilippinesJANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDEC
                                               
Rainy season                monsoon season     
Flood
Tropical storm       
Drought                                       
Sowing / planting            main rice and maize, potato              2nd maize and rice 
Harvesting  2nd rice2nd rice and maize2nd maize        main maize, potatomain rice, potato 
Lean season                                   

The following maps have been collected from UNOSAT, WFP, ITHACA and ReliefWeb.

published the 18 Aug 2020

Philippines, Manila Flood Affectes Areas Overview, 17 August 2020 - Low Res

Philippines, Manila Flood Affectes Areas Overview, 17 August 2020 - Low Res
source: GMES
file type: JPG, file size: 1.65MB
published the 18 Aug 2020

Philippines, Manila Flood Affectes Areas Detail, 17 August 2020 - Low Res

Philippines, Manila Flood Affectes Areas Detail, 17 August 2020 - Low Res
source: GMES
file type: JPG, file size: 1.46MB
published the 17 Aug 2020

Philippines, Olongapo, Flood Affected Areas Overview, 15 August 2020 - Low Res

Philippines, Olongapo, Flood Affected Areas Overview, 15 August 2020 - Low Res
source: GMES
file type: JPG, file size: 1.28MB
published the 17 Aug 2020

Philippines, Olongapo, Flood Affected Areas Detail, 15 August 2020 - Low Res

Philippines, Olongapo, Flood Affected Areas Detail, 15 August 2020 - Low Res
source: GMES
file type: JPG, file size: 1.19MB
published the 17 Aug 2020

PHILIPPINES, ANGELES, FLOOD AFFECTED AREAS, OVERVIEW, 15 August 2020 - LOW RES

PHILIPPINES, ANGELES, FLOOD AFFECTED AREAS, OVERVIEW, 15 August 2020 - LOW RES
source: GMES
file type: JPG, file size: 1.37MB
published the 17 Aug 2020

PHILIPPINES, ANGELES, FLOOD AFFECTED AREAS, DETAIL, 15 August 2020 - LOW RES

PHILIPPINES, ANGELES, FLOOD AFFECTED AREAS, DETAIL, 15 August 2020 - LOW RES
source: GMES
file type: JPG, file size: 0.96MB

Hazards statistics are based on EM-DATABASE.

Floods
Seismic
Storm
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Volcanoes
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