earthquake hits negros occidental

Earlier, Negros Occidental was hit by a 6.2 magnitude earthquake at 4:47AM, and two more earthquakes at 5:03AM and 5:05AM. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) said that the earthquake’s intensity was highest in Sipalay City, Negros Occidental.

Other towns were also affected by the earthquake, namely, Oton, Iloilo, Dumaguete City, the towns of Binalbagan, Hinigaran in Negros Occidental and Sibulan, Negros Oriental, San Jose in Antique, Dapitan City in Zamboanga del Norte, Talisay City in Cebu, agayan de Oro City, Dipolog City and La Carlotta City, Negros Occidental, and La Castellana, Negros Occidental.

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