Magnitude 5.7 earthquake jolts Luzon, Metro Manila on September 27, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Lindol alert! The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported a magnitude 5.7 earthquake that shook parts of Luzon including Metro Manila early Monday, September 27, 2021.

The exact time of occurrence was recorded at 01:12 a.m. with epicenter near Looc, Occidental Mindoro.

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake jolts Luzon, Metro Manila on September 27, 2021

The earthquake that occurred has a tectonic origin with 76 km depth of focus.


Intensity IV - Calatagan, Lian, Lipa City, Malvar and Nasugbu, Batangas; Malolos City and Obando, Bulacan; Cavite City, General Trias City, Naic, Amadeo, Bacoor City, Dasmariñas City, Tagaytay City and Tanza, Cavite; Biñan City and Cabuyao City, Laguna; Las Piñas City; Malabon City; Mandaluyong City; City of Manila; Marikina City; Muntinlupa City; Parañaque City; San Juan City; Taguig City; Pateros, Metro Manila; Abra De Ilog, Looc, Lubang and Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro; Baco, Naujan and Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro; San Mateo and Taytay, Rizal

Intensity III - Santo Tomas City, Batangas; Makati City; Pasay City; Pasig City; Quezon City; Valenzuela City; Santa Cruz, Occidental Mindoro; Antipolo City; Socorro, Oriental Mindoro

Intensity II - Los Baños, Laguna; Palayan City, Nueva Ecija

Intensity I - Arayat, Pampanga


Intensity V - Tagaytay City, Cavite

Intensity IV - Batangas City and Calatagan, Batangas; Malolos City, Marilao and Plaridel, Bulacan; Carmona, Cavite; Malabon City; Muntinlupa City; Calapan City and Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro

Intensity III - Pandi, Bulacan; Las Piñas City; Marikina City; Pasig City; San Juan City; Guagua, Pampanga; Dolores, Quezon; Olongapo City, Zambales

Intensity II - Baler, Aurora; Doña Remedios Trinidad, Bulacan; Makati City; Mandaluyong City

Intensity I - Cabanatuan City and Palayan City, Nueva Ecija; Dagupan City, Pangasinan; Lopez, Quezon

Phivolcs warned that damage and aftershocks are expected from the strong quake.

UPDATE: The agency recorded a magnitude 4.5 aftershock at 01:40 a.m. It has 65 km depth of focus. Intensity I was reported in Abra de Ilog, Occidental Mindoro.

Netizens said they felt the tremor in Metro Manila and nearby areas of Batangas, Rizal, Cavite, Laguna, Bulacan, Bataan, Nueva Ecija, Occidental Mindoro.

— The Summit Express

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