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16 Earthquakes in the Cebu-Bohol area since 8 am

15 Oct
USGS Earthquake map

USGS Earthquake map

Bases on the data from US Geological Survey, there were 16 earthquakes with magnitude 2.5 or higher have struck the region. The 16 earthquakes had a minimum magnitude of 4.6. There were several lesser aftershocks after each tremor. Here is the list of earthquakes from the most recent:

 

  1. 4.7 7km W of Nueva Fuerza, Philippines2013-10-15 17:18:20 UTC+08:0011.0 km
  2. 5.4 1km NNW of Catigbian, Philippines2013-10-15 16:52:19 UTC+08:0019.4 km
  3. 5.9 9km WSW of Loon, Philippines2013-10-15 16:42:51 UTC+08:0020.1 km
  4. 5.5 1km NW of Valle Hermoso, Philippines2013-10-15 16:36:22 UTC+08:0019.7 km
  5. 5.0 2 km NE of Buenavista, Philippines2013-10-15 13:47:16 UTC+08:0019.9 km
  6. 4.8 2 km NNW of Maribojoc, Philippines2013-10-15 13:12:16 UTC+08:0019.9 km
  7. 5.2 2km W of Clarin, Philippines2013-10-15 12:22:31 UTC+08:0025.1 km
  8. 5.0 2km SSE of Clarin, Philippines2013-10-15 10:42:02 UTC+08:0022.9 km
  9. 4.6 1km WNW of Calero, Philippines2013-10-15 10:36:52 UTC+08:0020.4 km
  10. 4.9 2km E of Maribojoc, Philippines2013-10-15 09:55:31 UTC+08:0021.3 km
  11. 5.2 6km SSW of Loon, Philippines2013-10-15 09:37:57 UTC+08:0022.6 km
  12. 4.8 14km SE of Perrelos, Philippines2013-10-15 09:25:00 UTC+08:0021.3 km
  13. 5.0 3km E of Canmaya Diot, Philippines2013-10-15 09:07:38 UTC+08:0020.7 km
  14. 5.3 2km ESE of Nahawan, Philippines2013-10-15 08:33:47 UTC+08:0027.7 km
  15. 5.3 7km NW of Danao, Philippines2013-10-15 08:29:01 UTC+08:0038.9 km
  16. 7.1 2km NE of Catigbian, Philippines2013-10-15 08:12:32 UTC+08:0020.0 km

Majority of the earthquake epicenters were in the island of Bohol.  Cebu City was the epicenter of the 4.6 tremor at 10:36 AM. The public is advised to be alerted of aftershocks and to avoid going out to other places unless necessary.

 

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