Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Earthquake Update: Magnitude 4-4.3 jolt 3 Philippine provinces on March 28

With magnitudes ranging from 4 to 4.3, three earthquakes rocked 3 provinces of the Philippines, yesterday, March 28, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.

The first tremor was located off Naval, Biliran Island and hit the area at 6:29 a.m. It has 4.3 magnitude and was felt at Intensity 4 in Naval, Intensity 3 at Leyte and Intensity 2 at Capoocan and Jaro, Leyte.

Another 4.0-magnitude quake followed a few hours later, hitting General Santos City at 9:03 a.m.

The last quake was recorded off Cagayan de Oro City at 1:32 p.m. It measures 4.0 on Ritcher Scale and was felt at Intensity 3 in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental and Intensity 2 in Cagayan de Oro City.

There has been no report of any damage from the 3 quakes.