An earthquake with the magnitude of 7.1 hit the Bohol Island, the southern part of the Philippine island, 8:12 a.m. local time, Oct 15, close to the Cebu island, where the YAMASHIN CEBU FILTER MFG. CORP (YCF) production plant is situated. No damage on the employees and no significant damage on the YCF’s plant has been observed as of now, with only part of the equipment damaged.
Infrastructures for electricity, water, telecommunication, and internet, were left intact, and available as usual. The Mactan international airport in the Cebu island resumed operations around noon on the day. Information about the port district situations was not available; Oct 15 is a national holiday there.
Post-earthquake information will be updated, when necessary.