Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake Strikes Off Occidental Mindoro, Felt in Metro Manila

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Photo/s: Phivolcs

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake jolted Occidental Mindoro on Monday morning, which was felt i  parts of Metro Manila.

The earthquake struck off the northwest coast of Lubang, Occidental Mindoro at 5:05 a.m. and had a depth of 29 kilometers. At least 11 aftershocks, including a magnitude 4.4 at 6:48 a.m., were recorded by Phivolcs.

Intensity III was felt in Quezon City, Mandaluyong City, and Makati City. In Talisay, Batangas, intensity II was felt.

The earthquake was also recorded in the following areas, based on readings of Phivolcs' instruments:

Intensity III - Calumpit, Bulacan; Guagua, Pampanga; City of Olongapo; Carmona, and City of Tagaytay, Cavite; City of Calapan, Oriental Mindoro

Intensity II - City of Las Piñas; City of Marikina; City of Muntinlupa; Quezon City; City of Pasig; Baler, Aurora; City of Malolos, Marilao, Pandi, Plaridel, San
Ildefonso, and San Rafael, Bulacan; City of Gapan, and City of Palayan, Nueva Ecija; Iba, Zambales; Batangas City, and Talisay, Batangas; Dolores, and
Gumaca, Quezon; Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro

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Intensity I - City of Parañaque; Pateros; City of Dagupan; Doña Remedios Trinidad, Bulacan; City of Cabanatuan, and San Jose City, Nueva Ecija; Magalang,
Pampanga; City of Tarlac, Tarlac; Los Baños, Laguna; Infanta, Lucban, Mauban, Mulanay, and Polillo, Quezon; San Jose, Occidental Mindoro; Roxas, Oriental
Mindoro; City of Puerto Princesa

Damage is not expected following the earthquake, Phivolcs said.


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