Eastern Samar Hit by Earthquake with 4.2 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 4.2 magnitude quake in Eastern Samar, July 26, 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 Eastern Samar, July 26, 2021. At 05:13 p.m., Guiuan was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Eastern Samar was located at 10.64°North, 126.02°East – 055 km South 36° East of Guiuan. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 015 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that no damage is expected of the said quake and as well as aftershocks. As of this writing, no intensity was recorded to have been felt of the said quake at its epicenter nor the nearby areas.
Keep safe everyone. Rest assured we’ll keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.
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