The island of Bohol and Cebu was rattled by a 7.2 earthquake on Tuesday, October 15, 2013. Initial reports from Phivolcs revealed that the epicenter of the earthquake was located at 2 kilometers southeast of Carmen, Bohol (09.80°N, 124.20°E).
Loboc Church in Bohol (Photo Credit: tokyodrastic Twitter)
Earthquake videos captured on CCTV: Courtesy Catherine Boncales featured on ABS-CBNNews:
Y & B Angel’s Enterprise at Barangay Carreta, North Reclamation Area, Cebu City near SM City Cebu
The 7.2 earthquake that hit the Visayas region has a depth of 33 kilometers, and was tectonic in origin, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on its initial report.
The worst earthquake of the year was felt across the Visayas and Mindano area with people from as far as Zamboanga and Davao cities reported to have felt the major earthquake the hits the region.
Meanwhile here are some photos and videos of the 7.2 magnitude Visayas earthquake:
Here’s a video taken by Joseph Umbao at Pardo, Cebu City:
Roads in Bohol (Photo Credit: tokyodrastic Twitter)
Sto. Nino Church Cebu City (Photo Credit: JulyPacificador Twitter)