Magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolts Nasugbu, Batangas

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported a magnitude 5.2 earthquake that shakes Nasugbu, Batangas Tuesday noon, July 3, 2018.
Magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolts Nasugbu, Batangas

The exact time of occurrence was recorded at 12:25:54 p.m. with epicenter at 13.93°N, 120.42°E - 028 km S 52° W of Nasugbu (Batangas).

The quake was felt at Intensity IV in Nasugbu, Batangas; Lubang & Abra de Ilog, Occidental Mindoro.

Intensity III in Balayan, Tuy, Talisay and Calatagan, Batangas; Quezon City; Clark, Pampanga;
Mandaluyong City; Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro; Looc and Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro;
Tanza & Maragondon, Cavite; Makati City; Pasay City; Tagaytay City.

Intensity II was felt in Manila City; Plaridel, Obando and Malolos, Bulacan and Parañaque City.

Instrumental Intensities:

Intensity III - Malolos, Bulacan; Calatagan, Batangas; Tagaytay City

Intensity II - Marikina City; Navotas City; San Ildefonso, Bulacan; Talisay, Batangas

Intensity I - Las Pinas City; Pasig City; Quezon City; Bacoor Cavite; Cabanatuan City; Guagua,

The earthquake that occurred has a tectonic origin with 119 km depth of focus.

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolts Nasugbu, Batangas
Magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolts Nasugbu, Batangas

There is no expected damage after the quake but Phivolcs warned of possible aftershocks.

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