Occidental Mindoro Hit by Earthquake with 3.3 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.3 magnitude quake in Occidental Mindoro, June 9, 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 Occidental Mindoro today, June 9, 2021. At 03:11 a.m. today, Abra de Ilog was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.3.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Quezon was located at 13.51°North, 120.62°East – 014 km North 56° West of Abra De Ilog. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 102 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that no damage is expected of the said quake and as well as aftershocks. No intensity was felt at the epicenter of the quake and its nearby areas based on the bulletin released.
Keep safe everyone. Rest assured we’ll keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.
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