Bohol Jolted by 4.2 Magnitude Earthquake Today

Bohol Hit by Earthquake with 4.2 Magnitude

EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 4.2 magnitude quake in Bohol, December 30, 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.

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“. But the agency advises the people to wait for factual information and not to panic.

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Recently, a quake has hit a part of Bohol. At 02:43 am, December 30, 2020, Lila was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2.

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According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Bohol was located at 05.62° North, 125.45° East – 023 km North 08° East of Sarangani. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 540 kilometers.

Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that no damage is expected of the said quake and as well as aftershocks. Furthermore, the agency did not record intensity in the epicenter of the quake and as well as the nearby areas.

Keep safe everyone. We’ll keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.

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