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Philippines, M 6.5 Earthquake in Eastern Samar

12:37 Apr 23 2019 San Julian, Eastern Samar

Description
An earthquake with a Magnitude of 6.5 occurred in San Julian, Eastern Samar. Further details below:

Date/Time: 23 Apr 2019 - 1:37:51 PM
Location: 11.79°N, 125.38°E - 009 km N 66° W of San Julian (Eastern Samar)
Depth of Focus (km): 063
Origin: Tectonic
Magnitude: Mw 6.5
Expecting Damages: YES
Expecting Aftershocks: YES


Reported Intensities:

Intensity VI - San Julian, Maydolong and Borongan City, Eastern Samar;

Intensity V - Tacloban City; Catbalogan City, Samar; Gen. Mc Arthur, Salcedo and Guiuan Eastern Samar; Naval, Biliran; Catarman, Northern Samar; Palo, Babatngon and Pastrana, Leyte; Lawaan and Girpolos, Eastern Samar

Intensity IV - Abuyog, Hilongos, Javier, Capoocan, Julita, Baybay, Barogo, Jaro, MacArthur, Matalom, Villaba, Leyte; Palapag, Northern Samar; Sulat and Llorente, Eastern Samar; Sorsogon City; Naga City;Masbate City; Hinundayan, Silago and San Francisco, Southern Leyte; Viga, and Panganiban, Catanduanes; Bislig City; Iloilo City;

Intensity III - Binalbagan, Negros Occidental; Cabalian and Saint Bernard, Southern Leyte; Dimasalang, Masbate; Butuan City; Cabadbaran City; Cuartero, Capiz; Camotes Island, Cebu; Cebu City; Mandaue City; Roxas City; San Fernando and San Jacinto, Masbate; Sagñay, Camarines Sur;

Intensity II - Bago City; Bacolod City; Tapaz, Capiz; ,Malinao, Makatao and Kalibo, Aklan; Carmen, Bohol; Davao City; Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental; Cagayan De Oro City; Guinhulngan and Tayasan, Negros Oriental


Instrumental Intensities:

Intensity VI - Catbalogan, Samar;

Intensity IV - Masbate City; Sorsogon City

Intensity III - Legazpi City; Iriga City, Camarines Sur; Ormoc City; Argao City, Cebu; Bogo City, Cebu; Surigao City;

Intensity II - Passi City, Iloilo; Malinao, Aklan; Jamindan, Capiz; Roxas City; Talibon, Bohol; San Francisco, Cebu; Gingoog City; Mulanay, Quezon; Bago City, Negros Occidental; Daet, Camarines Norte; Davao City; Tapaz, City

Intensity I - Sipocot, Camarines Sur; Lapu-lapu City; La Carlota City; Polilio, Quezon; San Jose, Antique
Additional Data
Country: Philippines
Affected Area / Region: Eastern Visayas

Casualties

Injured: 41
Affected Families: 252
Affected Persons: 1008

Damages

Damaged houses: 245Damaged educational facilities (e.g. schools): 130Damaged medical facilities (e.g. hospital): 19Damaged public buildings / facilities: 30Damaged infrastructure (e.g. road, water network): 9

Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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