Minor earthquake strikes Cauayan

Posted by watchmen
March 15, 2019


A 1.8-magnitude earthquake was recorded north of Cauayan yesterday morning, around 3:03 a.m.

According to a subsequent Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology bulletin, no damage was reported in or around the Antique town as a result of the tremor.

There were also no aftershocks expected.

Quakes ranging between 1.0 and 3.0 in magnitude are often classified as a Level 1 on the Mercalli Intensity Scale, where the tremor goes almost undetected./WDJ



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