BREAKING NEWS: 4.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Eastern Samar

Phivolcs Releases Bulletin about Earthquake Today October 24, 2022 in Eastern Samar

EARTHQUAKE TODAY OCTOBER 24 2022 – The Phivolcs recorded a 4.4 magnitude earthquake in Eastern Samar today, Monday.

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.

In PH history, one of the strong quakes recorded by Phivolcs was the 7.1 magnitude quake in Davao Oriental. There were expected aftershocks due to the said quake and a tsunami advisory was released then.

Previously, Phivolcs also 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, October 24, 2022. At 08:12 a.m., Mercedes was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4.

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According to Phivolcs, the earthquake today October 24, 2022 that hit a part of 11.19°North, 126.12°East – 045 km North 78° East of Mercedes with a depth of origin of 003 kilometers.

Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that damages are not expected from the said quake as well as aftershocks. The following intensities are felt in these areas and as well as instrumental intenstities were recorded in other areas:

  • Intensity III
    • Mercedes, Eastern Samar
    • Guiuan, Eastern Samar
    • Salcedo, Eastern Samar
  • Intensity II
    • Lawaan, Eastern Samar
    • General MacArthur, Eastern Samar
    • Llorente, Eastern Samar

Instrumental Intensity:

  • Intensity II
    • Javier, Leyte

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

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