ACTIONS TAKEN RE: NOV. 5 EARTHQUAKE

As of November 06, 2018 at 1600H, as follows:

 BFP deployed teams to conduct inspection of all hotels, high rise buildings and all government offices in order to check and validate the integrity of the structures. Findings are as follows and concerned organizations were advised to seek the advice of structural engineers:

o Buntatala Elementary School reported to have minor cracks in some buildings.

o Punt Villa Beach Resort validated by BFP has minimal crack on some structure.

o San Juan Elementary School in San Juan Molo, suffered minor crack.

o Ramon Avaceña in Arevalo district suffered minor crack.

o Western Institute of Technology reported to have minor crack in one of their plant facilities building.

o Arevalo Health Center, the laboratory area, suffered minor cracks.

o Yusay Elementary School reported to have minor cracks.

o West Visayas State University, still subject for investigation and validation, reported that the BSED Building suffered minor cracks.

 Upon the instruction of the Mayor, the City Engineers Office (CEO) also deployed teams that inspected the school buildings with reported damages. Priority areas are: Baluarte Elementary School, Mandurriao Natl. High School, Juntado Elementary School, Lapaz National High School Fort San Pedro National High School. CEO also conducted a joint inspection with DPWH of Bureau of Customs building. They are set to inspect the Hall of Justice and GSIS Building including the Heritage Building.

 Dep Ed conducted an emergency meeting with the school DRRM coordinators. School officials are advised to check the integrity of school structures. Consolidated report is being prepared and shall be used as basis to plan out additional preparedness measures. Hazard maps currently are reviewed as well.

DOST-PHIVOLCS released Earthquake Information No. 3 with calibrated information on the epicenter of the EQ (felt in Iloilo) given the data from its various stations.

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Earthquake Information No. 3
Date and Time: 05 November 2018 – 07:45 AM
Magnitude = 3.9
Depth = 1 kilometer
Location = 10.77°N, 122.30°E – 010 km S 80° W of Leon (Iloilo)
Reported Intensities
Intensity IV – Iloilo City; Leon, Iloilo; San Jose de Buenavista, Antique;
Intensity II – Dumalag, Capiz
Intensity I – La Carlota City

Earthquake Information No. 3
Date and Time: 05 November 2018 – 07:46 AM
Magnitude = 4.4
Depth = 3 kilometers
Location = 10.69°N, 122.45°E – 012 km S 34° E of Leon (Iloilo)
Reported Intensities
Intensity V – Leon, Iloilo
Intensity IV – Iloilo City; Guimbal & Oton, Iloilo; San Jose de Buenavista, Antique; Jordan, Guimaras
Intensity III – Tobias-Fornier, Antique
Intensity II – San Lorenzo, Guimaras
Earthquake Information No. 3
Date and Time: 05 November 2018 – 10:54 AM
Magnitude = 4.8
Depth = 3 kilometers
Location = 10.77°N, 122.30°E – 010 km S 80° W of Leon (Iloilo)
Reported Intensities
Intensity V – Leon & Guimbal, Iloilo; Iloilo City;
Intensity IV – San Jose de Buenavista, Antique
Intensity III – Roxas City; Dao, Capiz; Belison, Antique;
Intensity II – Cadiz, Negros Occidental; President Roxas, Capiz; Kalibo, Malinao & Tangalan, Aklan
Intensity I – Nabas & Ibajay, Aklan

For your information and guidance

Prepared by:
(SGD) MELISSA J. FLORES
DRRM Services Unit Head

Noted by;
(SGD) DONNA P. MAGNO
CDRRMO, Iloilo City

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