In its bulletin, it said the epicenter was 26 kilometers west of Cauayan in Negros Occidental.
PHIVOLCS said the quake was felt at:
- Intensity V - Cauayan, Ilog, Kabankalan, Binalbagan, Hinobaan & Hinigaran, Negros Occidental, Iloilo City
- Intensity IV - Sigma, Capiz; Alimodian, Iloilo; Anini-y, Antique; Bacolod City, Bago City & Pontevedra, Negros Occidental; Bayawan, Sta Catalina, Tayasan & Pamplona, Negros Oriental; Nueva Valencia, Guimaras; Dumaguete City
- Intensity III - Dao & Roxas Capiz; Patnongon, San Jose, Culasi, Sibalom, Pandan, San Remigio, Berbasa, Sebaste, Dao, Tibiao, Valderama & Bugasong Antique; Masbate City; Lezo & Kalibo, Aklan
- Intensity II - Canlaon City & Murcia, Negros Occidental; Dipolog City
According to reports, a precautionary evacuation has been made at the University of San Jose-Recoletos in Cebu City due to magnitude 5.8 quake, which prompted the school officials to suspend the classes.