*** ALERT - NOV 1, 2013 Another #earthquake hits the #Philippines today in #Carmen. Philippines The quake struck near the stronger October epicenter. No reports of injuries have yet to be indicated by local news.
Officials tell news that a 4.9 magnitude Philippines earthquake of November 1, 2013 has hit just after 9:58 pm local time, roughly twelve minutes ago.
The quake had a moderate depth however. USGS indicates to news that the quake was twenty-three miles below ground level. But unlike recent quakes, this epicenter was located on land.
Today’s Philippines earthquake was one mile northwest of Carmen. It was seventeen miles east of Tibigan and twenty-three miles south of Talibon. It started twenty-five miles east of Tagbilaran and roughly four hundred miles south of Manila.
In June a 6.0 magnitude quake struck the country. The quake was one hundred sixty-miles southeast of Hengchun and roughly four hundred miles from Manila.
But today’s epicenter also caused a 7.2 magnitude quake back on October 14. USGS indicated to news at the time that the quake was one mile south of Carmen, Philippines. The quake was nineteen miles east of Tibigan and twenty-five miles southwest of Talibon. The quake began twenty-five miles east of Tagbilaran and roughly four hundred miles south of Manila.