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DSWD DROMIC Terminal Report on the Mw 6.6 Earthquake Incident in Cataingan, Masbate as of 09 September 2020, 4PM

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Philippines
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Situation Overview

This is the final report on the 6.6 magnitude earthquake on 18 August 2020 at 8:03 AM thath jolted the municipality of Cataingan, Masbate (11.96°N, 124.03°E - 007 km S 29° E) with a tectonic origin and a depth of focus of 21 km. The earthquake was also felt in the neighboring municipalities of Masbate.

I. Status of Affected Families / Persons A total of 1,524 families or 6,474 persons were affected by the earthquake incident in 58 Barangays in Masbate Province (see Table 1).