Earthquake strikes Sipalay City yesterday

Posted by watchmen
July 6, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

A 2.7-magnitude earthquake was detected in the waters off the coast of Sipalay City yesterday morning. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the quake struck around 1:48 a.m.
A subsequent Phivolcs bulletin disclosed there were no damages reported nor were there aftershocks expected as a result of the tremor.
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.
Last May, at least five earthquakes were recorded in the vicinity of Sipalay City./WDJ

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