DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF VOLCANOLOGY AND SEISMOLOGY
 EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION NO. :  1  
PHIVOLCS Building, C.P. Garcia Avenue, U.P.- Diliman, Quezon City, PHILIPPINES
Tel.: 8426-1468  Fax: 8927-1087

Date/Time                    :

18 Aug 2020 - 08:03:45 AM

Location                       :

11.98N, 123.98E - 005 km S 17 W of Cataingan (Masbate)

Depth of Focus (Km)     :

001

Origin                           :

TECTONIC

Magnitude                   :

Ms 6.5

Description: EPICENTRAL MAP

Reported Intensities     :

 

 

 

 

11.20a
2020_0818_0003_M65D001_B1F

Intensity IV - Mapanas, Northern Samar; City of Legazpi, Albay; Lezo, Aklan
Intensity III - City of Iloilo
Intensity I - President Roxas, Capiz

Instrumental Intensities:
Intensity V - Masbate City, Masbate
Intensity IV - Palo, Leyte; City of Iloilo; City of Roxas, Capiz; Naval, Biliran;
Intensity III - City of Bago, Negros Occidental; Malinao, Aklan; Jamindan, Capiz; Ormoc City
Intensity II - Gumaca, Quezon; City of Sipalay, Negros Occidental; Valderrama, Antique; Sipocot, Camarines Sur; Talibon, Bohol; San Francisco, Cebu
Intensity I - Malay, Aklan; City of Gingoog, Misamis Oriental

Expecting Damage       :

YES

Expecting Aftershocks  :

YES

Issued On                      :

18 Aug 2020 - 08:17 AM

Prepared by                  :

BR/LSV/WZT/ATG/MFGA/ABR

IMPORTANT

This will be the only bulletin issued unless additional information becomes available. Always refer to the latest earthquake information posted at the PHIVOLCS official website (https://www.phivolcs.dost.gov.ph).