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Earthquake Shakes Negros, Cebu and Nearby Areas

An earthquake shakes Negros Island as well as nearby areas at around 1:22PM (PhilippineTime) today, November 14, 2012. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports a magnitude 5.6 earthquake. The epicenter is located 4km (2mi) NNW of Linaon, Philippines.



See the report of USGS here:
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000dsbw#summary

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHILVOLCS) reports separately a 5.8 magnitude quake.

There are no reported casualty or incidents of property damage but it can be expected at the minimum. Also, no tsunami alert was raised.

Did you feel the tremor? Tell us your experience by commenting.

Comments

  1. true. but hinay ra

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  2. I felt it in Bacolod at 1:23PM.

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  3. Phivolcs is full of it. USGS is stating it was a 5.6. There is absolutely NO WAY it was a 3.0 and that far away. It shook for 30 seconds and moved quite a bit.

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  4. I felt the earthquake, possibly coz we're in the 5th floor

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  5. I felt it here in cebu while watching tv in our living room..

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  6. Kayut ra kaayo. Ni-uyug akong gilingkuran nga katre for mga 1-2 seconds. Abi nako nalipong rako, pero ni-sway2x man pud ang picture frame sa bumbong, so kabalo ko nilinog.

    Metro Cebu man ko so hinay ra kaayong linog.

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