Eastern Samar Hit by Earthquake with 4.1 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 4.1 magnitude quake in Eastern Samar, July 29, 2020.
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“. But the agency advises the people to wait for factual information and not to panic.
Recently, a quake has hit a part of Eastern Samar. At 02:34 am, July 29, 2020, Maydolong was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Eastern Samar was located at 11.37°North, 125.43°East – 017 km South 27° West of Maydolong. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 029kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in a bulletin that there are no expected damages caused by the quake. Aftershocks are expected of the said quake. The following intensities were recorded of the said quake.
- Intensity III
- General MacArthur
- Intensity II
Keep safe everyone. We’ll keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.
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