Northern Samar Hit by Earthquake with 3.4 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.4 magnitude quake in Northern Samar, November 20, 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 Northern Samar. At 08:32 am on November 20 2019, Mapanas was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.4.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Northern Samar was located at 12.78°North, 125.73°East – 062 km North 57° East of Mapanas. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 037 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in a bulletin that 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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