Mild tremors felt in Southern Luzon, Metro Manila

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014


MANILA (Updated) -- A magnitude 5.7 earthquake shook parts of Southern Luzon, including Metro Manila, on Wednesday evening.

The epicenter of the earthquake is 22 kilometers southwest of Calatagan, Batangas, the Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The earthquake struck at 7:52 p.m.


The tremor was felt in some provinces, and some cities in Metro Manila.

Phivolcs said Intensity 5 was felt in Puerto Galera in Oriental Mindoro; Batangas City; Looc, Lubang, Mamburao, Sablayan, and Abra de Ilog in Occidental Mindoro.

Intensity 4: Malolos in Bulacan; Tagaytay City; Mabini in Batangas; Indang and Rosario in Cavite; Naujan, San Teodoro, Pola, and Socorro in Oriental Mindoro.

Intensity 3: Quezon City, Pasig City, Taguig City, Manila City, Paranaque City, Bacoor in Cavite, Baco in Oriental Mindoro, San Jose in Occidental Mindoro, Talisay in Batangas and Taal Volcano Island.

Intesity 2: Binangonan in Rizal, Lucban in Quezon, and San Pedro in Laguna.

Intensity 1 was felt in Caloocan City.

There was no report of damage caused by the quake, Phivolcs said. (Sunnex)

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