Magnitude 5.2 quake rocks Zambales

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 12:53 PM February 23, 2019

MANILA, Philippines —  A magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocked the province of Zambales on Saturday noon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.


The report said the strong tremor struck at 12:14 p.m. The quake’s epicenter was traced 23 kilometers southwest of San Antonio, Zambales.

Phivolcs said the quake was felt at an Intensity III in Olongapo, Zambales, and at an Intensity II in Guagua, Pampanga.

An Intensity I quake was also felt in Malolos City in Bulacan, and Dagupan City in Pangasinan.

Despite the strong magnitude, Phivolcs said no damages and aftershocks could be expected.

The tremor had a depth of 25 kilometers and was of tectonic origin.  /muf

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