For the first time in nearly a century, Cebu was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 yesterday morning. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. Magnitude refers to the energy released by an earthquake, while intensity refers to the strength of the shaking, which varies in different locations.
Recently, several places in and out of the Philippines were shaken by quakes of different magnitudes. Cebu City. The best independent earthquake reporting site in the world,Local Time (conversion only below land) : Unknown.Depth and Magnitude updates in the list below.Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. The provincial government employees vacated their offices when they felt the earthquake around 8:03 a.m.As of the latest bulletin issued by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the earthquake was registered at Intensity 2 in San Francisco town on Camotes Island, Cebu.Neil Angelo Sanchez, head of the PDRRMO, said all the structures of the Capitol are still safe except the abandoned Marcelo Fernan Palace of Justice, which sits between the Executive or main Capitol building and the Legislative building.Sanchez said that the Capitol employees were given the green light to return to their respective offices before 9 a.m.“We did not see any major damage caused by the earthquake. Cebu Hit by Earthquake with 3.1 Magnitude. Recorded intensities according to the PHIVOLCS Earthquake Intensity Scale (PEIS) were 7 in,According to PHIVOLCS, the earthquake was caused by movement on a previously undiscovered,The degree and extent of damage caused by the earthquake were significant, with most of the damage sustained during the initial earthquake. The hardest hit were the towns of.Telecommunication services were disrupted after the earthquake.Several places were cut off, notably the isolated remote towns.After the initial earthquake, the power supply was suddenly cut off in affected areas after power lines were damaged. Capitol employees evacuate to the Capitol grounds after a Magnitude 6.6 earthquake in Masbate was felt in Cebu early Tuesday morning.