Mild quake jolts Masbate
Ghio Ong, Helen Flores (The Philippine Star) - July 23, 2015 - 10:00am

MANILA, Philippines - A magnitude 3.3 earthquake rocked Masbate yesterday but did not cause any damage, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The epicenter of the quake, which was recorded at 2:51 a.m., was eight kilometers northeast of Mobo town, Phivolcs said. 

The quake was felt at Intensity 3 in Masbate City and Intensity 2 in Barangay Batuan in Ticao Island.

Phivolcs said the quake had a depth of seven kilometers and was tectonic in origin. Tectonic pertains to the movement of the earth’s crust.          

 

BARANGAY BATUAN INTENSITY KILOMETERS MASBATE MASBATE CITY AND INTENSITY MOBO NBSP PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF VOLCANOLOGY AND SEISMOLOGY PHIVOLCS QUAKE TICAO ISLAND
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