Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Earthquake In Manila

The Institute of Volcanology and Seismology of Philippine has reported that an earthquake of 4.7 magnitude hit parts of Luzon today. The time at which 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck was 10:10 am. The epicenter of quake was 26 kilometers away from Nasugbu part of Batangas. The nature of quake was tectonic. Its intesity in Manila and in Dasmarinas its intensity was 4 in Quezon City, its intensity was 3. Its shocks were also felt at Lubang and Looc towns. Here the shocks were of 2 intensity. The other cities where its shocks came were Pampanga, San Fernando where its intensity was 1. The Institute of Volcanology and Seismology of Philippine has said that after shocks of the earth quake are not expected.

Earthquake Earthquake In Manila

The quake of 4 intensity has following characteristics according to Phillippine Institute of Volcanalogy and Seismology. A few of outdoor people while all people indoor feel the impact of earth quake. People who be in immature sleep are awakened. It looks like the passing of a very heavy truck from nearby. The objects what hang, they start swinging severly. Dining objects are shaken from their places, doors and windows vibrate. Liquid things in containers are disturbed and the motor cars standing are rocked by the waves of quake. With this, floors and walls of wooden buildings may be broken due to quake shocks.

As the maximum intensity of quake to be felt in phillipine was 4, no loss of property and lives has happened in Phillipine.

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