Saturday, October 23, 2021

M5.7 quake jolts Metro Manila, parts of Luzon


A STRONG earthquake centered near Looc, Occidental Mindoro was felt in Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon in the early hours of Monday, September 27, 2021.

Damage and aftershocks were expected, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said in an advisory.

The quake, which was tectonic in origin, was estimated at magnitude 5.7. It occurred at a depth of 74 kilometers near Looc, Occidental Mindoro.

It was felt in various parts of Metro Manila and neighboring provinces:

Intensity V - Tagaytay City; Amadeo, Cavite

Intensity IV - Malolos City and Obando, Bulacan, City of Manila, Marikina City; San Mateo, Rizal, Las Pinas City; General Trias and Tanza, Cavite; San Juan City

Intensity III - Quezon City; Pasig City; Makati City, City of Antipolo, Rizal; Valenzuela City

Intensity II - Palayan City, Nueva Ecija

Instrumental Intensity:

Intensity V - Tagaytay City

Intensity I - Palayan City, Nueva Ecija


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