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    Magnitude 5.3 earthquake hits Batangas, felt in Metro Manila

    MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck Batangas on Monday afternoon, December 13, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

    Phivolcs said it traced the epicenter of the earthquake 24 kilometers southwest of Calatagan, Batangas. It had a depth of 99 kilometers.

    Magnitude 5.3 earthquake hits Batangas, felt in Metro Manila

    The earthquake, recorded at 05:12:19 PM, was of tectonic origin.

    Some parts of Metro Manila and nearby provinces like Laguna, Bulacan and Rizal also experienced tremors.

    Phivolcs added that while no damage is expected, there may be aftershocks.

    The following earthquake intensities were registered in these areas:

    Intensity III - Quezon City
    Intensity II - San Felipe, Zambales

    Instrumental Intensities:
    Intensity I - Quezon City; Tagaytay City; Batangas City; Calatagan, Batangas

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