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Courtesy: Manila Bulletin


Friday/ June 15, 1990 reports:

  An earthquake rocked various parts of the country at exactly 4:47 yesterday afternoon. According to PHIVOLCS, the tremor, the epicenter of which was estimated to be within PANAY Island, was felt at

 Intensity 6 in Iloilo

 Intensity 5 in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental & Canlaon City, Negros Oriental

 Intensity 3 in Cebu City & Sorsogon

 Intensity 2 in Camiguin Island; Palo, Leyte & in Manila

 Intensity 1 in Quezon City.

  It was of tectonic in origin, due to the movement of the earth's crust along the earthquake-generating structures like the TABLAS Fault & the NEGROS Trench.


Saturday/ June 16, 1990 reports:

   4 persons were killed and 15 others were injured in the 15-second Intensity 6.4 earthquake which reached the Visayas (last Thursday, June 14). The 4 were all from CULASI, ANTIQUE. They were crushed to death by heavy blocks of concrete from collapsing buildings. At least 20 families were rendered homeless and that several roads and a bridge in CULASI, Antique were damaged. Hardest hit were Aklan and Antique.


It's K! :roll:

 

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