Occidental Mindoro Hit by Earthquake with 3.4 Magnitude Today
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.4 magnitude quake in Occidental Mindoro today, July 30, 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“.
Phivolcs recorded a 5.6 magnitude quake in Makilala, North Cotabato at around 8 pm on July 9. It was followed by several aftershocks.
Recently, a quake has hit a part of Occidental Mindoro. At 09:42 am today, July 30, 2019, Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.4.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Occidental Mindoro was located at 12.80°North, 120.99°East – 024 km South 82° East of Sablayan. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 015 kilometers.
According to Phivolcs, Intensity I was felt in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. 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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