PHIVOLCS: No tsunami threat following 6.5-magnitude quake that hit Eastern Samar

(Eagle News)—The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology allayed fears of a tsunamiĀ  after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck Eastern Samar on Tuesday, April 23.

According to PHIVOLCS’ Ishmael Narag, there was no threat of the same based on the information made available to them.

The 6.5-magnitude quake struck San Felipe at 1:37 p.m.

Aftershocks were recorded afterwards.

The Eastern Samar earthquake came a day after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake that killed at least four people struck Luzon.