Zambales Hit by Earthquake with 4.0 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 4.0 magnitude quake in Zambales, July 15, 2022.
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 was 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 hit a part of Zambales, July 15, 2022. At 06:41 a.m., San Felipe was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Zambales was located at 15.02° North, 119.81° East – 028 km South 81° West of San Felipe with a depth of origin of 012 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that damages are not expected from the said quake as well as aftershocks. As of this writing, the records state that no intensity was felt at the epicenter of the quake and as well as in the nearby areas. No Instrumental Intensity was recorded.
Keep safe everyone. Rest assured we will keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.
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