Eastern Samar Hit by Earthquake with 4.7 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 4.7 magnitude quake in Eastern Samar today, May 8, 2019.
Most of the time, quakes hit with no prior signs. Recently, several places in and out of the Philippines were shaken by quakes of different magnitudes.
Previously, in April 22, Phivolcs recorded a quake in a part of Zambales. It had a magnitude of 6.1. Strong shaking were felt leaving people fearing about the so-called “Big One“.
Recently, a strong quake has hit a part of the country. At 11:01 am today, May 8, 2019, Eastern Samar was rocked by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Eastern Samar was located at 11.75°North, 125.82°East – 040 km South 90° East of San Julian. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 012 kilometers.
Based on the bulletin posted by Phivolcs on its official Twitter page, there are no expected damages caused by the quake and as well as aftershocks.
Keep safe everyone. We’ll keep you posted for updates.
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