Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Shakes Batangas, Parts of Luzon

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake jolts Batangas and parts of Luzon at 1:28 pm on Friday, August 11, 2017.

According to The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology or Phivolcs, the epicenter was at 14.00°N, 120.64°E – 005 km S 13° W of Nasugbu Batangas. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth 160 kms.

Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Shakes Batangas, Parts of Luzon

Inensity IV – Calapan, Mindoro; Subic, Zambales; Rosario, Cavite; Manila City; Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro
Intensity III – Pateros City; Quezon City; Makati City; Malolos, Bulacan; ,Cainta, Rizal; Calamba, Laguna
Intensity II – Magalang, Pampanga; Tanauan City, Batangas
Intensity I – Talisay, Batangas

Instrumental Intensities:
Intensity III – Calumnpit, San Ildefonso, Bulacan; Tagaytay City
Intenisty II – Lucban, Quezon

Possible aftershocks and damages are expected.

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