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5.7 magnitude quake jolts Occidental Mindoro

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A 5.7 magnitude earthquake was recorded off Occidental Mindoro past 1 a.m. on Monday, with the tremor felt in Metro Manila.

According to Phivolcs, the quake struck at 1:12 a.m., with its epicenter 23 kilometers northeast of Looc, Occidental Mindoro and at a depth of 74 kilometers.

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These areas experienced the following intensities on the Phivolcs Earthquake Intensity Scale:

  • Reported Intensities
    • Intensity V – Tagaytay City; Amadeo, Cavite
    • Intensity IV – Malolos City and Obando, Bulacan, City of Manila, Marikina City; San Mateo, Rizal, Las Pinas City; General Trias and Tanza, Cavite; San Juan City
    • Intensity III – Quezon City; Pasig City; Makati City, City of Antipolo, Rizal; Valenzuela City
    • Intensity II – Palayan City, Nueva Ecija
  • Instrumental Intensity
    • Intensity V – Tagaytay City
    • Intensity I – Palayan City, Nueva Ecija

The quake and volcano monitoring agency said it expects damage and aftershocks.

A magnitude 4.5 aftershock 19 kilometers northeast of Looc was recorded at 1:40 a.m.

Fourteen minutes after the quake, a second, smaller quake of magnitude 2.9 was recorded at 1:26 a.m., 28 kilometers northeast of Looc.

 

 

About half an hour before the quake, at 12:39 a.m., a 2.6 magnitude quake was recorded near Calatagan, Batangas in around the same area. — BM, GMA News

Read more, click here: GMA News

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