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    Magnitude 5.5 earthquake shakes Luzon, Metro Manila on November 7, 2019

    MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported a magnitude 5.5 earthquake that shook parts of Luzon and Metro Manila early Thursday, November 7, 2019.
    Magnitude 5.5 earthquake shakes Luzon, Metro Manila on November 7, 2019

    The exact time of occurrence was recorded at 04:52:56 AM with epicenter at 14.98°N, 122.65°E - 042 km N 46° E of Jomalig, Quezon.

    The earthquake that occurred has a tectonic origin with 7 km depth of focus.

    The strong quake was felt at Intensity IV in Guinayangan, Quezon;

    Intensity II in Marikina City, Navotas City, Quezon City;

    and Intensity I in Muntinlupa City.

    Instrumental Intensities:

    Intensity IV - Guinayangan, Quezon; Jose Panganiban, Camarines Norte

    Intensity III - Pili, Camarines Sur; Mauban, Lopez and Mulanay, Quezon

    Intensity II - Marikina City; Malolos City; Gumaca and Dolores, Quezon; Baler, Aurora

    Intensity I - Iriga City; Malabon City; San Juan City; Quezon City; Pasig City; Guagua, Pampanga; Talisay, Batangas; Palayan City.

    Magnitude 5.5 earthquake shakes Luzon, Metro Manila on November 7, 2019
    Magnitude 5.5 earthquake shakes Luzon, Metro Manila on November 7, 2019

    Phivolcs warned that aftershocks are expected.

    — The Summit Express

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