5.1 magnitude quake felt in Baguio
BAGUIO CITY – Employees at the city hall here felt the earthquake, whose epicenter was traced to San Fernando City, La Union, around 1:15 p.m. Thursday.
Aileen, an employee of the city government said she would have run out of her office on the 2nd floor of the city hall when she felt the 5.1 magnitude quake.
“I almost ran out of the office,” she said as her initial reaction.
The other employees and clients all stood still waiting for the ground shaking to stop.
The quake was estimated by those at the city to have lasted for about three to five seconds.
The city disaster office has yet to determine if there were damages to infrastructure in the area. (PNA)