Magnitude 3 earthquake shakes northern Cebu

Earthquake’s epicenter in Compostela town 

By: Rosalie Abatayo - CDN Digital | April 08,2020 - 12:05 PM


CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Parts of northern Cebu felt a magnitude 3 earthquake past 11 a.m. this Holy Wednesday, April 8, 2020.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the earthquake’s epicenter was at around 7 kilometers south of Compostela town.

Compostela is located about 31.5 kilometers north of Cebu City.

Phivolcs said no damages or aftershocks are expected from the ground shaking.

Read: Four earthquakes jolt Central Visayas in 30-minute span

On Tuesday night, April 7,  four earthquakes were also felt in parts of Central Visayas in a span of 30 minutes. /bmjo

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