DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF VOLCANOLOGY AND SEISMOLOGY
 EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION NO. :  2  
PHIVOLCS Building, C.P. Garcia Avenue, U.P.- Diliman, Quezon City, PHILIPPINES
Tel.: 8426-1468  Fax: 8927-1087

Date/Time                    :

18 Aug 2020 - 08:03:47 AM

Location                       :

11.96N, 124.03E - 007 km S 29 E of Cataingan (Masbate)

Depth of Focus (Km)     :

021

Origin                           :

TECTONIC

Magnitude                   :

Mw 6.6

Description: EPICENTRAL MAP

Reported Intensities     :

 

 

 

 

11.20a
2020_0818_0003_M66D021_B2F

Intensity VII - Cataingan, Masbate
Intensity V - City of Masbate, Masbate; Almagro, and Tagapul-an, Samar;
Intensity IV - Palanas, and San Jacinto, Masbate; City of Sorsogon, Sorsogon; City of Legazpi, Albay; San Andres, Quezon; Mapanas, and Palapag, Northern
Samar; Barugo, Dagami, Dulag, Julita, La Paz, Palo, and Tanauan, Leyte; City of Sagay, Negros Occidental
Intensity III - City of Baybay, Isabel, Javier, and Kananga, Leyte; Ormoc City; Mulanay, Quezon; City of Iloilo
Intensity II - Guinayangan and Lopez, Quezon; President Roxas, Capiz; Patnongon, Patnongon, San Jose de Buenavista, and Tibiao, Antique
Intensity I - Lezo, Aklan; City of Dumaguete, Negros Oriental

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; Pandan, Antique; Jamindan, Capiz; Ormoc City
Intensity II - Gumaca, Quezon; San Jose de Buenavista, Antique; 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 August 2020 - 09:30 AM

Prepared by                  :

BR/LSV/WZT/ATG/MFGA/ABR/PPS/KRV

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).