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Magnitude 3.8 quake hits Cebu

A magnitude 3.8 earthquake jolted Cebu City on Tuesday afternoon. Phivolcs

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Tuesday afternoon reported a magnitude 3.8 earthquake that shook the province of Cebu.

The tremor with an epicenter traced 8 kilometers south west of Carmen, Cebu occurred at 2:52 p.m.

It was felt at Intensity 3 in Cebu City, Mandaue City, Lapu-Lapu City; Talisay, Consolacion, Liloan and Carmen, Cebu; Intensity II  in Catmon, Cebu and  Intensity I in  Poro, Cebu.

The quake had a depth of 28 kilometers and was tectonic in origin.

On Tuesday, Phivolcs also recorded two other earthquakes. The first one was a magnitude 3 tremor in Upi, Maguindanao and a magnitude 2.9 in Canlaon City, Negros Oriental.

Phivolcs said that there were no casualties, damages or aftershocks expected from the recorded earthquakes.

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