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Magnitude 5.4 quake rocks Occidental Mindoro

/ 03:33 AM May 10, 2020

Magnitude 5.4 quake rocks Occidental Mindoro

Update @ 4:32 a.m., May 10, 2020

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MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake rocked Occidental Mindoro in the early hours of Sunday.

The quake struck at 3:18 a.m. at 20 km northeast of Lubang Island at a depth of 76 km, according to the Philippine Institute of Vulcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

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Phivolcs reported various intensities in Luzon.

Reported intensities:

  • Intensity IV – Makati, Manila, Parañaque
  • Intensity III – Malabon, Mandaluyong, Pasay, Pateros, Quezon City, Taguig in Metro Manila; Tagaytay in Cavite; Calapan and Puerto Galera in Oriental  Mindoro; Calatagan and Lipa City in Batangas

Instrumental Intensities:

  • Intensity IV – Calatagan in Batangas; Malolos City and San Ildefonso in Bulacan; Navotas in Metro Manila
    Intensity III – Calapan in Oriental Mindoro; Talisay in Batangas; Bacoor and Tagaytay in Cavite; Muntinlupa in Metro Manila; Guagua in Pampanga
    Intensity II – Magalang in Pampanga and San Juan in Metro Manila
    Intensity I – San Jose in Occidental Mindoro; Palayan and San Jose in Nueva Ecija; Gumaca in Quezon; Baler in Aurora

People on social media from various parts of Metro Manila like Makati, Antipolo City in Rizal, and Tanauan in Batangas said that they felt the tremor.

Aftershocks are still expected, but no damage was recorded as of now.

[This is a developing story, please refresh for updates.]

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