Antique Hit by Earthquake with 3.6 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.6 magnitude quake in Antique, January 13, 2021.
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 Antique. At 02:46 am today, January 13, 2021, San Jose De Buenavista was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.6.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Antique was located at 10.59°North, 121.74°East – 027 km South 52° West of San Jose De Buenavista. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 002 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that no damage is expected of the said quake and as well as aftershocks. According to the agency, Intensity IV was felt in the epicenter of the quake – San Jose de Buenavista, Antique.
Keep safe everyone. We’ll keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.
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