(Eagle News) — The following are photos from the Philippine Red Cross Masbate chapter showing how the magnitude 6.5 quake damaged the epicenter located in Cataingan, Masbate.
The quake struck at 8:03 a.m. Tuesday, August 18, with a depth of only one kilometer, making it more damaging as it is more felt in the land surface.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said that aftershocks and damages are expected in the areas hit by the strong tremor.
LOOK: Damages brought by the magnitude 6.5 earthquake that struck Cataingan, Masbate at 8:03 this morning, August 18,2020.
Photos by: PRC Masbate – RCY of Cataingan NHS pic.twitter.com/PhH5CxM2Cv
— Philippine Red Cross (@philredcross) August 18, 2020