Earthquake Eastern Samar – Phivolcs Records 3.6 Magnitude Quake

Phivolcs Releases Bulletin about Earthquake Eastern Samar Today August 3, 2022

EARTHQUAKE EASTERN SAMAR – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.6 magnitude quake in Guiuan.

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 Eastern Samar, August 3, 2022. At 11:41 a.m., Guiuan was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.6.

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According to Phivolcs, the earthquake in Eastern Samar, August 3, 2022, was located at 11.07°North, 126.26°East – 059 km North 86° East of Guiuan with a depth of origin of 004 kilometers.

Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that damages are not expected from the said quake and as well as aftershocks. No intensity was felt at the epicenter of the quake and as well in the nearby areas. Furthermore, the bulletin released did not state any instrumental intensity.

Keep safe everyone. Rest assured we will keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.

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