Earthquake Camarines Norte: Phivolcs Records 5.3 Magnitude Quake

Phivolcs Releases Bulletin about Earthquake Camarines Norte w/ 5.3 Magnitude

EARTHQUAKE CAMARINES NORTE – The Phivolcs recorded a 5.3 magnitude earthquake in Tinaga Islands today, December 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 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 Camarines Norte, December 7, 2022. At 01:05 p.m., Tinaga Island was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3.

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According to Phivolcs, the earthquake that hit a part of Camarines Norte was located at 14.56°North, 123.11°East – 019 km North 62° East of Tinaga Island with a depth of origin of 001 kilometers.

Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that damages are not expected from the said quake but there may be aftershocks. Intensity II was felt in Quezon City and the following instrumental intensities were recorded in these areas:

  • Intensity V
    • Mercedes, Jose Panganiban, Camarines Norte
  • Intensity IV
    • Daet, Camarines Norte
    • Guinayangan, Polillo, Quezon
  • Intensity III
    • Ragay, Pili, Iriga City, Camarines Sur
    • Mauban, Lopez, Mulanay, Alabat, Gumaca, Quezon
  • Intensity II
    • Tabaco, Albay
    • Dingalan, Aurora
    • Batangas City, Batangas
    • Calumpit, Plaridel, Pulilan, Marilao, San Ildefonso, Bulacan
    • Sagnay, Camarines Sur
    • Carmona, Cavite
    • Marikina City, Pasig City, Metro Manila
    • Gapan City, Nueva Ecija
    • Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro
    • Guagua, Pampanga
    • Infanta, Pangasinan
    • Dolores, Infanta, Calauag, Quezon
    • Taytay, Tanay, Rizal
  • Intensity I
    • Legazpi City, Albay
    • Bulakan, Santa Maria, Guiguinto, Obando, Malolos City, Pandi, Dona Remedios Trinidad, Bulacan
    • Tagaytay City, Ternate, Cavite
    • Candon, Ilocos Sur
    • Calamba, Los Banos, Laguna
    • Malabon City, Pasay, Quezon City, Muntinlupa City, San Juan City, Metro Manila
    • Mapanas, Northern Samar
    • San Antonio, Gabaldon, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija
    • Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro
    • Tayabas, Lucena City, Quezon
    • Angono, Morong, Antipolo, Cainta, Rizal

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

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