More earthquake aftermath images shared by Natie Degayo Montelibano on Facebook.
With several aftershocks of not less than Magnitude 5, we who are from faraway could only pray for everyone that nothing more would happen.
These are photos of Guihulngan, Negros Oriental, Philippines after the quake hit the area.
“Main tremor was at 11:49 AM (PST) February 6 at intensity 6.7, epicenter is 72 KM N of Dumaguete City, 74 KM WNW of Tagbilaran City and WSW 80 KM of Cebu City.”
“1st aftershock 12:03 PM (PST) at intensity 4.8, 2nd aftershock 12:20 PM (PST) at intensity 5.6, 3rd aftershock 6:10 PM (PST) at intensity 6, 4th aftershock 7:33 PM (PST) at intensity 5.8, 5th aftershock 7:40 PM (PST) at intensity 6. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) released a tsunami warning but at very low level.”
Below are the news (as of February 7, 2012) on the earthquake that rocked Negros, Cebu, Iloilo City and nearby provinces on February 6, 2012.
PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER
Cicero Omero II took this pictures seconds after the shaking had stopped at 12:00 o’clock, February 6, 2012.
An earthquake of magnitude 5 struck Iloilo City sending people out on the streets for safety. Offices and schools closed temporarily. This includes our very own, Central Philippine University. The epicenter was located between Negros and Cebu with 6.9 Richter magnitude scale.
For more news about the earthquake please click on this link… Earthquake Iloilo City
More aftershocks were felt. Another was at about 7:48 PM on Amy Campos‘ watch, which according to her was longer than other aftershocks before it.
Jerry Bionat, Deputized Civil Defense Deputized Coordinator at PDRRMC Iloilo, expressed over Bombo Radyo that this was so far the strongest earthquake he experienced in his life.
Monitor earthquakes and aftershocks in the Philippines through this link… PHIVOCS LATEST EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION.
Here’s the news from The Philippine Star, February 7 editiong… 6.9 QUAKE KILLS 43