Magnitude 5.1 quake rocks Antique

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

A MAGNITUDE 5.1 earthquake struck the province of Antique at 5:45 a.m. Tuesday.

In its bulletin, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the tremor, which is tectonic in origin, was located at 21 kilometers (km) southeast of Anini-y, Antique. It had a depth of 10 km.

Intensity IV was felt in Anini-y, San Jose and Tobias Fornier, Antique; Iloilo City; Bago City and La Castellana, Negros Occidental.

Intensity III was felt in Oton, Iloilo; La Carlota, Negros Occcidental; and Jagna, Bohol.

The areas of Ajuy, Iloilo; Culasi, Antique; and Basay, Negros Occidental felt intensity II.

Antique quake
(Source: Phivolcs)

Six minutes later, at 5:51 a.m., a 4.2-magnitude aftershock rattled the province with the same epicenter.

The tremor had a depth of 11 km and was also tectonic in origin.

Intensity III was felt in Anini-y, San Jose, Antique; and Iloilo City.

Phivolcs said there were no reported damages and aftershocks. (Sunnex)

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