MANILA, Philippines – (Updated) A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck Occidental Mindoro Monday morning, March 14, 2022, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
Phivolcs said it traced the epicenter of the earthquake 107 kilometers northwest of Lubang in Occidental Mindoro. It had a depth of 29 kilometers.
The earthquake, recorded at 5:05:45 AM, was of tectonic origin.
Some parts of Metro Manila and nearby provinces like Laguna, Batangas, Bulacan, Rizal, Pampanga, and Bataan 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, Taguig City, Mandaluyong City, Makati City
Intensity II – Talisay, Batangas
Intensity III – Calumpit, Bulacan; Guagua, Pampanga; City of Olongapo; Carmona, and City of Tagaytay, Cavite; City of Calapan, Oriental Mindoro
Intensity II – City of Las Piñas; City of Marikina; City of Muntinlupa; Quezon City; City of Pasig; Baler, Aurora; City of Malolos, Marilao, Pandi, Plaridel, San Ildefonso, and San Rafael, Bulacan; City of Gapan, and City of Palayan, Nueva Ecija; Iba, Zambales; Batangas City, and Talisay, Batangas; Dolores, and Gumaca, Quezon; Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro
Intensity I – City of Parañaque; Pateros; City of Dagupan; Doña Remedios Trinidad, Bulacan; City of Cabanatuan, and San Jose City, Nueva Ecija; Magalang, Pampanga; City of Tarlac, Tarlac; Los Baños, Laguna; Infanta, Lucban, Mauban, Mulanay, and Polillo, Quezon; San Jose, Occidental Mindoro; Roxas, OrientalMindoro; City of Puerto Princesa
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