4.4-magnitude quake jolts Siquijor


Posted at Apr 07 2020 09:10 PM | Updated as of Apr 07 2020 11:08 PM


MANILA (UPDATE) - A 4.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Siquijor province Tuesday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The tectonic tremor occurred at 8:30 p.m., some 40 kilometers northeast of Maria town. It struck at a depth of 18 kilometers.

The earthquake was felt in the following areas:

Intensity V - Maria, Siquijor
Intensity IV - Lazi, Siquijor; Panglao, Dauis, Baclayon, Garcia Hernandez, Jagna and Tagbilaran City, Bohol
Intensity III - Enrique Villanueva, Siquijor; Loay, Bilar, Carmen, Cortes, Candijay and Duero, Bohol
Intensity II - Pilar, and Trinidad, Bohol
Intensity I - Dumaguete City; Mambajao, Camiguin

Instrumental Intensity I was reported in Sibulan, Negros Oriental.

Phivolcs said the quake would not cause damage nor spawn aftershocks.