3 quakes felt in Batangas, Agusan del Norte–PhivolcsBy Frances Mangosing
MANILA, Philippines — Three mild earthquakes hit some parts of the country early Maundy Thursday, state volcanologists said.
A 4.6 magnitude quake was recorded at about 4:35a.m., 22 kilometers northwest of Nasugbu, Batangas.
It was tectonic in origin and had an epicenter of 115 kilometers, the Philippine Volcanology and Seismology said.
In Jabonga, Agusan del Norte, a 3.3 magnitude quake occurred at about 3:01a.m., seven kilometers northwest of Jabonga. It was tectonic in origin and had an epicenter of 10 kilometers.
Meanwhile, a 2.6-magitude tectonic quake was recorded at about 12:56a.m., five kilometers southeast of Santo Tomas, Batangas. It had an epicenter of four kilometers and was felt at Intensity 3 in Santo Tomas.
No damages were reported from these quakes, and no aftershocks were also expected, Phivolcs said.