Camarines Norte Hit by Earthquake with 3.8 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.8 magnitude quake in Camarines Norte, July 2, 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 Camarines Norte, July 2, 2021. At 04:44 a.m. today, Tinaga Island was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.8.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Camarines Norte was located at 15.07°North, 122.95°East – 066 km North 01° East of Tinaga Island (Vinzons). 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. The agency’s record stated that Intensity I was felt in Polilo, Quezon City.
Keep safe everyone. Rest assured we’ll keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.
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