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List of Earthquakes in the Different Areas of the Philippines Today (May 23)

EARTHQUAKES – Here is a list of the quakes that jolted the different areas in the Philippines today, May 23.

One of the countries around the world that is usually hit by earthquakes is the Philippines. Its geographical location contributes a lot as to why it is usually rocked by quake.

PH lies along the Pacific Ring of Fire. Compared to other countries, nations that are near it can often feel the shaking brought by the movements of the plates.

For the awareness of the public and as well as the monitoring of the natural occurrences, a government body records details about the earthquakes.

In the Philippines, it is the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) that issues bulletins containing information regarding quakes in PH.

Also, Phivolcs alerts the residents in case there is a possibility of tsunami happening in a place.

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With regards to the earthquakes that jolted the Philippines today, May 23, here is a list of them based on Phivolcs’ bulletins:

04:15 AM

Location: 006 km S 69° E of Carasi (Ilocos Norte)
Magnitude: 2.1

05:01 AM

Location: 045 km N 75° E of Penablanca (Cagayan)
Magnitude: 2.6

06:11 AM

Location: 055 km S 17° E of Tarragona (Davao Oriental)
Magnitude: 2.3

07:30 AM

Location: 117 km N 90° E of Hinatuan (Surigao Del Sur)
Magnitude: 3.1

08:24 AM

Location: 009 km N 74° W of Tayasan (Negros Oriental)
Magnitude: 2.0

11:12 AM

Location: 201 km S 75° E of Sarangani (Davao Occidental)
Magnitude: 3.0

11:33 AM

Location: 005 km S 21° W of Tago (Surigao Del Sur)
Magnitude: 2.0

11:50 AM

Location: 010 km S 11° W of Rosario (Agusan Del Sur)
Magnitude: 2.5

Information: Phivolcs

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