Monday, August 15, 2016

Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake in Antique August 15, 2016

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS-DOST) reported that a Magnitude 5.3 earthquake hits Antique on August 15, 2016.

Below is the quick summary of the earthquake courtesy of PHIVOLCS:

Date and Time: 15 Aug 2016 : 07:32 PM
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10 kilometers
Location : 10.95°N, 122.23°E - 13 km S 63° E of Valderrama (Antique)
Reported Intensities:
Intensity V - Valderrama, Tibiao, San Jose de Buenavista & San Remegio, Antique
Intensity IV - Iloilo City, Anini-y, Sibalom & Hamtic, Antique
Intensity III - Malay, Aklan; Silay City, Neg. Occ.; Dao, Capiz; Pandan, Antique
Intensity II - Bacolod City; Hinigaran, La Carlota City, Sipalay City & Kabangkalan City, Negros Occidental Tayasan & Guihulngan, Negros Oriental, Dingle, Iloilo
Instrumental Intensities:
Intensity V - San Jose de Buenavista, Antique Netizens reacted and said that it was felt at Aklan, Boracay, Northern Iloilo, Bacolod and nearby places.

Courtesy of USGS

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  1. The earthquake was so strong, we are living in Central part of Antique. Thank God and there's no casualties. God Bless.