EARTHQUAKE: 4.2 Magnitude Quake Recorded in Bohol
October 13, 2021
Bohol Hit by Earthquake with 4.2 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 4.2 magnitude quake in Bohol, October 12, 2021.
Most of the time, quakes hit with no prior signs. Recently, several places in and out of the Philippines were shaken by quakes of different magnitudes.
Previously, in April 22, Phivolcs recorded a quake in a part of Zambales. It had a magnitude of 6.1. Strong shaking was felt leaving people fearing about the so-called “
“. But the agency advises the people to wait for factual information and not to panic.
Recently, a quake has hit a part of Bohol, October 12, 2021. At 11:16 p.m., Sagbayan was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Bohol was located at 09.86°North, 124.09°East – 005 km South 02° East of Sagbayan with a depth of origin of 004 kilometers.
stated in its bulletin that there are damages expected of the said quake but there may be no aftershocks. The following intensity were reportedly felt in these areas:
- Sagbayan, Catigbian, Inabanga, Tubigon, Calape and Bilar, Bohol
- Sikatuna, Loon and Loay, Bohol
- Tagbilaran City and Duero, Bohol
- Lapu- Lapu City, Cebu
Keep safe everyone. Rest assured we will keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.
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