A sudden trembling of the ground floor of a local shopping malls in downtown Legazpi City has sent shoppers scampering for safety exits this afternoon outside the buildings.


Dárlán Páléncìá Bárcélón      




31913934_1338442296287326_4989679609042698240_nLegazpi City, [05.04.18] – A five seconds shaking of earth was felt inside the local shopping mall here and sent people scampering for safety outside the buildings this afternoon.

The quake of tectonic origin measuring 4:00 magnitude was felt at 2:19-05 o’ clock in the afternoon [May 5, 2018] and was located at 14.45” N, 123.98 E – 046 Km N 28” of Pandan, Catanduanes with a Depth of Focus 021, PHIVOLCS  Earthquake Information 2 said.

Reported Intensities:

Intensity IV Irosin, Sorsogon, Legazpi City, Ligao City

Intensity III Obando, Bulacan

Intensity II Quezon City, Masbate

No reported injuries and damage to properties in Legazpi City as of posting time.

Meanwhile, four recorded quakes were also felt in the island province of Catanduanes this morning.

The 4.6  tremor was  first felt at 10:18 o’ clock in the morning followed by a 2.2 magnitude 2.2 at around 10:36  which was experienced in the town of Baras, Catanduanes and the last was the 2:00  o’ clock in the afternoon temblor..