Magnitude 4.5 quake jolts Masbate


Posted at Aug 11 2020 04:35 PM | Updated as of Aug 11 2020 08:05 PM

MANILA - A magnitude 4.5 earthquake jolted Masbate on Tuesday, state seismologists said.

The tremor struck 15 kilometers southeast of Cataingan town at 3:26 p.m., state seismologists said.

It was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 28 kilometers, according to Phivolcs. 

Intensity II was felt at Irosin, Sorsogon.

Here are the reported instrumental intensities:

  • Intensity II - Masbate City; Naval, Biliran; Legazpi Cty
  • Intensity I - Malinao, Aklan; Ormoc City; Roxas City

The tremor is not expected to cause damage or spawn aftershocks.