Earthquake Occidental Mindoro: Phivolcs Records 4.7 Magnitude Quake

Phivolcs Releases Bulletin about Earthquake Occidental Mindoro w/ 4.7 Magnitude

EARTHQUAKE OCCIDENTAL MINDORO – The Phivolcs recorded a 4.7 magnitude earthquake in Abra de Ilog, August 7, 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 Occidental Mindoro, August 7, 2022. At 07:17 p.m., Abra de Ilog was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7.

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According to Phivolcs, the earthquake that hit a part of Occidental Mindoro was located at 13.62°North, 120.62°East – 023 km North 31° West of Abra De Ilog with a depth of origin of 131 kilometers.

Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that damages are not expected from the said quake and as well as aftershocks. The agency stated that Intensity II was felt in Abra de Ilog, the epicenter of the quake, while Instrumental Intensity I was recorded in Puerto Galera in Oriental Mindoro and Calatagan, Batangas.

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

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