IJsselstein, Friday, 1 April 2005 (updated: Friday, 8 April 2005)
On March 31 2005, at 8:25 PM, a magnitude 4.9 earthquake was observed in Bohol. The quake was felt throughout the province, but caused no damage or casualities.
The following information can be found on the website of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology:
Date/Time : 31 Mar 2005 - 08:25 PM Location : 09.64N,124.27E - 46 kms. S 90° E of TAGBILARAN CITY Depth of Focus (Kms) : 010.9 (Shallow) Possible Source : EAST BOHOL FAULT Origin : Tectonic Magnitude (Ms) : 4.9 Reported Intensities : 20050331T1225-M48D011i Sierra Bollones, Bohol - Intensity V Jagna, Bohol - Intensity IV Duero, Bohol - Intensity IV Ubay, Bohol - Intensity IV Mambajao, Camiquin; Mandaue City - Intensity IV Tagbilaran City - Intensity III Bilar, Bohol - Intensity III Tubigon, Bohol - Intensity III Cagayan de Oro City; Corella, Bohol - Intensity III Lapu-lapu City - Intensity II Dumaguete City - Intensity I Expecting Damage : NO Expecting Aftershocks : NO
Further information can also be found on the U.S. Geological Survey website. Note the different values for various statistics, such as the depth of the quake.
Thanks to Wolfgang Werner for bringing this to my attention.
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