magnitude 6.9 earthquake hits Leyte

US Geological Survey has recorded a 6.9 magnitude earthquake 3km NNE of Masarayao, Leyte Philippines. Aftershock is expected within hours, days, or weeks after this event.


As of 6PM, 6-July-2017, Sunstar Cebu has reported 10 injuries in an affected area where a building has collapsed.

Felt as far as.

Intensities of the tremor felt as far as Samar and Cebu region.

No tsunami threats to be afraid of but damages are inevitable.

Brown-outs in some areas. reported an affected power line in Maasin-Ormoc area which has affected some areas in Bohol, and Eastern Visayas areas.

Advice to Keep Safe and Calm.

Everyone is advised to keep away from buildings and tall infrastructures in the immediate affected areas. Be calm and listen to advisories.


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