3.5-magnitude tremor jolts southern Cebu Friday night
CEBU CITY, Dec. 31 (PNA) — A magnitude 3.5 earthquake hit Carcar City and neighboring areas in southern Cebu province on Friday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
The tremor was recorded at 8:12 p.m., according to a bulletin released by the Phivolcs.
The earthquake, which was tectonic in origin, was felt at Intensity 5 in Carcar City; Intensity 4 in San Fernando town; Intensity 3 in Mandaue City and the town of Dumanjug; and Intensity 2 in Argao.
The tremor was recorded at a depth of 5 km. and about 3 km. north and 83 degrees west of Carcar City.
Carcar City information officer Candice Sandiego Acuña said they have no immediate report on any damage to properties and infrastructure. (PNA)