Disaster

7.0-magnitude earthquake hits Philippines

Seetao 2022-07-27 11:29
  • Strong earthquake hits northern Luzon Island in the Philippines, no casualties or property damage to Chinese citizens
  • Homes in epicentre of the Philippines severely damaged, power outages
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At 08:43 on July 27, 2022, an earthquake of magnitude 7.0 occurred in the Philippines (17.70 degrees north latitude, 120.55 degrees east longitude) with a focal depth of 10 kilometers.

According to data released by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, at 8:43 on July 27, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 occurred in the northern part of Luzon Island in the Philippines, with a focal depth of 25 kilometers, and the tremor was felt in the capital Metro Manila. The earthquake is expected to have aftershocks and damage. Editor/He Yuting