Baguio nilindol

NIYANIG ng lindol na may magnitude-5 ang Baguio City, Pebrero 18 ng umaga.

Ayon sa Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), tectonic ang pinagmulan ng naturang pagyanig na naitala bandang 6:20a.m.

Natagpuan ang epicenter nito sa 9 km northwest ng La Trinidad , Benguet.

Naramdaman ang pagyanig na may Intensity IV sa Baguio City; Intensity III sa San Fernando, La Union; at Intensity II sa Burgos, Ilocos Sur.

“Light sleepers are awakened. Vibration is felt like a passing of heavy truck. Hanging objects swing considerably. Dinner, plates, glasses, windows and doors rattle. Floors and walls of wood framed buildings creak. Standing motor cars may rock slightly. Liquids in containers are slightly disturbed. Water in containers oscillate strongly. Rumbling sound may sometimes be heard,” ayon sa website ng Phivolcs. Marjorie Dacoro

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