Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake Hits Bohol, Philippines

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck Bohol, Philippines on Tuesday morning, October 15, 2013, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

Epicenter of the Bohol Earthquake on October 15, 2013
According to Phivolcs, the quake, which hit at 8:12am, had a depth of focus of 33km and was tectonic in origin. The temblor's epicenter was located at 2km southeast of Carmen, Bohol.

The strong earthquake was felt at the following intensities:

Intensity VII - Tagbilaran, Bohol;
Intensity VI - Inigaran, Negros Occidental;
Intensity V- Iloilo City; La Carlota;
Intensity IV - Masbate City; Roxas City; San Jose, Culasi, Antique; Guihulngan, Negros Oriental and
Intensity III - Davao City.

Phivolcs said it is expecting damage and aftershocks from the quake.

3 comments

  1. prayers to all affected by this natural calamity :(

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  2. BIBLIA ANG SASAGOT ITANONG MO KAY SORIANO! :)

    May ibig bang iparating ang mga nangyayaring kalamidad sa kasalukuyang panahon?

    http://angdatingdaan.org/tampok/may-ibig-bang-iparating-ang-mga-nangyayaring-kalamidad-calamity-sa-kasalukuyang-panahon/

    watch it. :)

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  3. to: anonymous, BIBLIA ANG SASAGOT ITANONG MO KAY SORIANO

    tnx for posting. now I hv idea abwt d situation here in Bohol.

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