DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF VOLCANOLOGY AND SEISMOLOGY
 EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION NO. :  3  
PHIVOLCS Building, C.P. Garcia Avenue, U.P.- Diliman, Quezon City, PHILIPPINES
Tel.: 8426-1468  Fax: 8927-1087

Date/Time                    :

16 Feb 2023 - 02:10:08 AM

Location                       :

12.32N, 123.75E - 011 km S 20 W of Batuan (Masbate)

Depth of Focus (Km)     :

010

Origin                           :

TECTONIC

Magnitude                   :

Mw 6.0

Description: EPICENTRAL MAP

Reported Intensities     :

 

 

 

 

11.20a
2023_0215_1810_M60D010_B3F

Intensity VII - City of Masbate, Masbate
Intensity VI - Aroroy, Baleno, Batuan, Mobo, Palanas, San Fernando, and San Jacinto, Masbate
Intensity V - Dimasalang, and Uson, Masbate
Intensity IV - City of Legazpi, Albay; Cataingan, Esperanza, Milagros, Monreal, Pio V. Corpuz, Placer, and San Pascual, Masbate; Donsol, Irosin, and City of
Sorsogon, Sorsogon; Bantayan, City of Bogo, Daanbantayan, Madridejos, Medellin, San Remigio, and Santa Fe, Cebu; Culaba, Kawayan, and Maripipi, Biliran;
Capul, and San Vicente, Northern Samar; Almagro, and Tagapul-an, Samar
Intensity III - Daraga, Albay; Cawayan, and Mandaon, Masbate; Panay, and City of Roxas, Capiz; Catmon, Cebu; Almeria, Cabucgayan, Caibiran, and Naval,
Biliran; Calubian, Leyte; Allen, Catarman, Mondragon, Rosario, San Isidro, and Victoria, Northern Samar; City of Calbayog, City of Catbalogan, Pagsanghan,
San Jorge, Santa Margarita, and Tarangnan, Samar
Intensity II - Biliran, Biliran; Babatngon, Barugo, Carigara, Leyte, Palo, San Isidro, San Miguel, Santa Fe, Tabango, Tanauan, and Villaba, Leyte; City of Tacloban;
San Roque, Northern Samar; Daram, Santa Rita, Talalora, and Villareal, Samar
Intensity I - Danao City, and Tabogon, Cebu; City of Cebu; City of Mandaue


Instrumental Intensities:
Intensity VI - City of Masbate, Masbate
Intensity IV - Bulusan, and City of Sorsogon, Sorsogon; City of Bogo, Cebu
Intensity III - City of Legazpi, and City of Tabaco, Albay; City of Iriga, Camarines Sur; City of Roxas, Capiz; City of Bago, Negros Occidental; Alangalang,
Calubian, Isabel, Kananga, and Palo, Leyte; Ormoc City; Rosario, Northern Samar
Intensity II - Gumaca, Quezon; Daet, Camarines Norte; Ragay, Camarines Sur; Prieto Diaz, Sorsogon; Malinao, Aklan; Jamindan, and Tapaz, Capiz; Argao,
Cebu; Can-Avid, Eastern Samar; Abuyog, Dulag, and Hilongos, Leyte; San Roque, Northern Samar
Intensity I - Lopez, Mulanay, and Polillo, Quezon; Boac, Marinduque; Pandan, and San Jose, Antique; City of La Carlota, Negros Occidental; Saint Bernard,
Southern Leyte

Expecting Damage       :

YES

Expecting Aftershocks  :

YES

Issued On                      :

17 February 2023 - 10:04 AM

Prepared by                  :

KMG/ALTDS/LRT

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).