Magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolts Antique | Inquirer News

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolts Antique

/ 01:29 PM August 13, 2022
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MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit Antique on Saturday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

The epicenter of the earthquake, which struck at 12:25 p.m., was traced 20 kilometers southwest of Anini-y, Antique.   

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According to Phivolcs’ bulletin, the earthquake was tectonic in nature and had a depth of focus of 20 kilometers.  

Phivolcs added that aftershocks are expected.

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These intensities were reported in the following areas:

Intensity IV – Anini-y, Tobias Fornier, and San Jose de Buenavista, Antique
Intensity III – Belison, and Sibalom, Antique; Iloilo City
Intensity II – Bugasong, Barbaza, and Patnongon, Antique

Phivolcs also recorded the following instrumental intensities:

Intensity IV – Anini-y, Antique
Intensity II – Iloilo City; San Jose de Buenavista, Antique
Intensity I – Sebaste, Antique; Sipalay City, Negros Occidental; Tapaz, Capiz

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