Scuba Diving
Scuba Diving

Divers in the Philippines watched the ocean floor shake when a powerful 5.7-magnitude earthquake caught them underwater.
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An earthquake is never good news, but it’s extra terrifying when it catches you underwater. A group of divers in Mabini, Batangas in the Philippines filmed the experience, giving the public a glimpse of how a 5.7-magnitude quake looks and feels like from beneath the ocean.

Seeing the Ocean Floor Shake Before Your Eyes

According to a report from Newsflare, the film (watch below) was from a 5.7-magnitude earthquake that rocked the Philippines on April 8. The divers were on their descent when they began to feel the effects of the quake as the group was about 18 meters beneath the surface.

“It felt like there was a huge propeller of a big boat turning around directly above us, we heard underwater the trembling of rocks under the ground and we felt the shock wave, it hurt our…