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Philippines (the): Earthquake: 2002/03/06 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/03/06
Country or District Philippines (the)
Event Type Earthquake
Outline A strong earthquake has shaken philippines, killing at least 4 people and injuring some people.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.3 2002/03/15
Dead: 7 persons
Injured: 39 persons
Evacuated: 2,405 people

Affected: 73,351 people
Damaged: 800 houses Damaged: important infrastructure like hospitals, bridges, schools
OCHA Situation Report No. 2  2002/03/08
Dead: 15 persons
Injured: 21 people
Evacuated: 27,776 people (5,765 families)
Totally destroyed: 33 houses
Partially destroyed: 87 houses

Damaged: one mega-dike, seven bridges,
36 school buildings, one hospital,
two health centres, 17 public buildings

Related Links


Yahoo! News 2002/03/05
Earthquake Shakes Mindanao Island in Philippines

International Foundation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Information Bulletin 2002/03/06

The Wasington Post 2002/03/05
Strong Earthquake Rocks Philippines

OCHA Situation Report No.3 2002/03/15
It affected 73,351 persons, of which 2,405 at some point were evacuated to higher ground. In total, seven people were confirmed dead and 39 people injured.

OCHA Situation Report No. 2  2002/03/08
OCHA Situation Report No. 2 Philippines - Earthquake

yahoo!asia news 2002/03/07
Death toll from Philippines quake rises to 15, evacuees told to return home.

Philippine Daily Inquirer 2002/03/07
12 dead in Mindanao earthquake.

BBC news 2002/03/07
Philippines quake toll rises.

CNN news 2002/03/06
Four killed in Philippine quake.

yahoo!news 2002/03/06
Quake Kills 11, Wrecks Buildings in Philippines (Japanese) 2002/03/06
Depth 15 kilometers, Magnitude 7.2

Geographycal Data

USGS National Earthquake Information Center
Earthquake Bulletin