5.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hit Bohol Today (July 2, 2019)

Bohol Hit by Earthquake with 5.9 Magnitude

EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 5.9 magnitude quake in Bohol today, July 2, 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.

One of the strong quakes recorded by Phivolcs is the 7.1 magnitude quake in Davao Oriental. There were expected aftershocks due to the said quake and a tsunami advisory was released.

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 quake has hit a part of the country. At 12:59 am today, July 2, 2019, Bohol was rocked by an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9.


According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Bohol was located at 09.28° North, 124.29° East – 041 km South 31° East of Lila. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 551 kilometers.

Based on the bulletin posted by Phivolcs on its official Twitter page, Intensity I was felt in Borongan City. There are no expected damages caused by the quake but there may be aftershocks.

Keep safe everyone. We’ll keep you posted for updates.

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