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
Depth: 10 kilometers
Location : 10.95°N, 122.23°E – 13 km S 63° E of Valderrama (Antique)
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
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|