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    Magnitude 5.3 earthquake shakes Metro Manila, Luzon on Friday the 13th

    MANILA, Philippines – (UPDATED The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported a magnitude 5.3 earthquake that shook parts of Metro Manila and Luzon on Friday afternoon, September 13, 2019.
    Magnitude 5.5 earthquake shakes Metro Manila, Luzon on September 13, 2019

    The exact time of occurrence was recorded at 04:28 p.m. with epicenter at 15.09N, 122.23E - 039 km N 46° E of Burdeos, Quezon.

    The earthquake that occurred, initially reported as a magnitude 5.5, has a tectonic origin with 62 km depth of focus.

    The strong quake was felt at Intensity Intensity V in Burdeos and Infanta, Quezon; Los Baños and Pakil, Laguna;

    Intensity IV - Jose Panganiban, Camarines Norte; Quezon City; Marikina City; Sta. Cruz, Laguna;Alabat and Gen. Nakar, Quezon;

    Intensity III - Guinayangan, Quezon; Muntinlupa City; Manila City; San Jose Del Monte,
    Bulacan; Bacoor, Cavite; Maddela, Quirino; San Mateo, Rizal; Baler, Aurora; Lucena City

    Intensity II - Dingalan, Aurora; Mandaluyong City; Apalit, Pampanga; Taguig City; Lucban, Quezon

    Intensity I - San Isidro, Nueva Ecija; Gapan City; Meycauayan, Bulacan

    Instrumental Intensity:

    Intensity V - Polillo, Quezon

    Intensity IV - Jose Panganiban, Camarines Norte; Quezon City; Alabat and Mauban, Quezon

    Intensity III - Guinayangan, Quezon; Marikina City; Baler, Aurora; Tagaytay City; Quezon City;
    Navotas City

    Intensity II - Mulanay, Lucban and Gumaca, Quezon; Malolos and San Ildefonso, Bulacan;
    Guagua, Pampanga; Las Pinas City; Pasig City; San Juan City; Caloocan City; Malabon City; Muntinlupa City; Calumpit, Bulacan

    Intensity I - Talisay, Batangas; Olongapo City; San Jose, Nueva Ecija

    Magnitude 5.3 earthquake shakes Metro Manila, Luzon on September 13, 2019
    Magnitude 5.3 earthquake shakes Metro Manila, Luzon on September 13, 2019

    Followers of The Summit Express said they felt the earthquake in Metro Manila, Laguna, Bulacan, Cavite, Pangasinan, Tarlac, Rizal, Bataan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga and Zambales.


    Phivolcs warned that damage and aftershocks are expected.

    — The Summit Express

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