Magnitude 4.2 quake jolts CamSur — Phivolcs

Published October 23, 2021, 7:34 AM

by Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz

(PHIVOLCS)

An earthquake measuring 4.2-magnitude shook Camarines Sur early Saturday morning, Oct. 23, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The tremor, which occurred at 3:44 a.m., had originated at 2 kilometers northeast of Canaman, Camarines Sur.

Phivolcs said it was strongly felt at Intensity V in Naga City, Canaman, and Pili in Camarines Sur, while it was moderately strong at Intensity IV in Sipocot, Camarines Sur.

Its instruments also measured the quake at Intensity V in Pili, Camarines Sur; Intensity II in Iriga City, Camarines Sur; and Intensity I in Daet and Mercedes, Camarines Norte.

Phivolcs said the earthquake may have caused damage in the affected areas.

Meanwhile, aftershocks were not expected.

 
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