Video of river water moving sideways as earthquake hits Masbate goes viral

Video of river water moving sideways as earthquake hits Masbate goes viral

- A video of a river moving sideways when the 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit Masbate has gone viral

- The river is located in Libon, Albay and the video was uploaded by Jason Satuito

- The earthquake hit Masbate on Tuesday morning and it struck not just the province, but also neighboring areas

- The tremor hit about five kilometers southwest of Cataingan Town as reported by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHILVOLCS)

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The 6.6 magnitude earthquake that hit Masbate caused a lot of damage in different parts of the province, its intensity was felt even in neighboring areas.

A netizen, Jason Satuito, captured the irregular movement of the river in the video when the earthquake hit.

The video shows how the river water was slammed to one side and to the other, almost assimilating water behavior in a tsunami when it approaches the shore.

According to (PHILVOLCS), the tremors were felt five kilometers southwest of Cataingan town at around 8:03 a.m.

Several people were injured in the catastrophe and houses also collapsed. Photos of the aftermath of the earthquake showed roads had huge cracks and many buildings destroyed.

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Video of river waters moving as earthquake hits Masbate goes viral

Photo: Jason Satuito/Facebook
Source: Facebook

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Source: Kami.com.ph

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