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    Magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolts Occidental Mindoro

    MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported a magnitude 5.5 earthquake that shook parts of Occidental Mindoro on Saturday, May 4, 2019.
    Magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolts Occidental Mindoro

    The exact time of occurrence was recorded at 09:05 a.m. with epicenter at Rizal, Occidental Mindoro.

    The earthquake that occurred has a tectonic origin with 8 km depth of focus.

    Reported Intensities:

    • Intensity V - Rizal & San Jose, Occidental Mindoro; Calapan, Oriental Mindoro
    • Intensity III - Lipa City, Batangas; Malay, Nabas & Ibajay, Aklan; Libertad, Antique; Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro
    • Intensity II - San Nicolas, Batangas; City of Manila

    Instrumental Intensities:

    • Intensity IV - San Jose, Occidental Mindoro
    • Intensity III - Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro
    • Intensity II - Tagaytay City; Malinao, Aklan; Sebaste & Culasi,Antique; Calatagan, Batangas
    • Intensity I - Talisay, Batangas; Dolores & Mauban, Quezon; San Jose, Antique

    Magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolts Occidental Mindoro
    Magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolts Occidental Mindoro

    Phivolcs is not expecting damage and aftershocks after the quake.

    — The Summit Express

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