Earthquake in the Visayas also occurred earlier here in Cebu, reportedly coming from Negros as the epicenter with the strongest magnitude of 7. Buildings are immediately evacuated for safety especially those in the high /skyrise buildings.
Even malls are evacuated and temporarily close like SM City Cebu to ensure safety.
A magnitude 6.9 quake struck between the islands of Negros and Cebu before noon Monday,t. Phivolcs said the quake struck 5 kilometers northwest of Tayasan, Negros Oriental at 11: 49 a.m.
It cost a lot of traffic especially in Cellphone / mobile signals making it difficult for subscribers to contact , call and even send text messages / SMS after the earthquake. It was reported that some power lines were knockdown during the earthquake.
Tsunami is a FALSE ALARM confirmed from Phivolcs.