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Philippines Rocked by Several Earthquakes Today (May 28)

EARTHQUAKES – Here is a list of the quakes that rocked the Philippines today, May 28.

Every day, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) records several earthquakes in the different areas in the Philippines.

PH is more prone to quakes compared to other countries because it lies along the Pacific Ring of Fire. The movement of the plates can easily be felt in several parts of the country through the shaking.

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It is the Phivolcs that releases bulletins regarding the quakes happening in the different parts of the country. The government agency also issues advisory whenever there is a possibility that a tsunami will hit.

In its bulletin regarding the quakes, Phivolcs state the place where the natural calamity was located and as well as the magnitude.

For today, May 28, Phivolcs has recorded more than ten(10) earthquakes in the different parts of the Philippines. Here is a list of their locations and as well as their magnitudes:

12:49 AM

Location: 009 km N 82° E of Palauig (Zambales)
Magnitude: 1.9

01:05 AM

Location: 040 km S 75° W of Siaton (Negros Oriental)
Magnitude: 2.0

02:16 AM

Location: 005 km N 49° W of Del Carmen (Surigao Del Norte)
Magnitude: 2.8

02:30 AM

Location: 043 km N 69° E of Hinatuan (Surigao Del Sur)
Magnitude: 3.4

02:35 AM

Location: 042 km N 77° E of Hinatuan (Surigao Del Sur)
Magnitude: 2.8

03:43 AM

Location: 021 km S 79° W of Laua-an (Antique)
Magnitude: 1.7

03:52 AM

Location: 038 km N 47° E of Biri (Northern Samar)
Magnitude: 4.0

04:18 AM

Location: 026 km N 41° E of Bayabas (Surigao Del Sur)
Magnitude: 2.7

04:42 AM

Location: 075 km S 63° W of San Antonio (Zambales)
Magnitude: 2.2

04:45 AM

Location: 011 km S 16° E of Kalamansig (Sultan Kudarat)
Magnitude: 2.4

05:16 AM

Location: 014 km S 67° W of Del Carmen (Surigao Del Norte)
Magnitude: 1.9

07:13 AM

Location: 007 km N 47° E of Tubao (La Union)
Magnitude: 2.5

09:21 AM

Location: 014 km N 15° E of Adams (Ilocos Norte)
Magnitude: 2.2

02:16 PM

Location: 002 km S 68° E of Cabangan (Zambales)
Magnitude: 1.7

02:17 PM

Location: 033 km S 13° E of San Joaquin (Iloilo)
Magnitude: 1.8

Information: Phivolcs

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