Magnitude 5.4 earthquake shakes Manila, epicenter hits Batangas

A 5.4 magnitude earthquake shakes Luzon at around 8:58  pm on Thursday, March 4, 2017.


Magnitude 5.4 earthquake shakes Luzon, epicenter hits Batangas Thursday, March 4, 2017.

According to The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology or Phivolcs, the epicenter was at 13.71°N, 120.83°E – 007 km N 37° W of Tingloy in Batangas. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth 3 km.

Intensity 4 was felt in Makati City, Obando, Bulacan. Intensity 3 in Mandaluyong City, Quezon City, Gen. trias & Dasmarinas, Cavite, Santa Ana, Manila, Lucena City, Quezon while intensity 2 in Talisay, Batangas and Pasig City.

No Tsunami warning given after the quake.

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