Magnitude 5.6 earthquake shakes Occidental Mindoro | Inquirer News

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake shakes Occidental Mindoro

/ 02:40 AM October 05, 2020

Occidental Mindoro quake map

Image from Phivolcs

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck off the coast of Occidental Mindoro at 2: 16 a.m. on Monday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.

The epicenter was located 31 kilometers southeast of Looc at a depth of 121 kilometers.


Intensities were recorded in the following areas: 
Intensity IV – Looc, Lubang, Mamburao, Paluan, and Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro; Tagaytay City;
Intensity II – Makati City; Quezon City; Mandaluyong City; Malabon City; Muntinlupa City; Pasig City


The following instrumental intensities were also recorded:

Intensity IV – Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro
Intensity III – San Jose, Occidental Mindoro; Roxas, Oriental Mindoro
Intensity II – Bacoor City; Las Piñas City; Muntinlupa City; Calumpit and Plaridel, Bulacan; Dolores, Quezon; Carmona, Cavite
Intensity I – Marikina City; Quezon City; San Juan City; Guagua, Pampanga; Gumaca and Mauban, Quezon; Marilaoa and San Rafael, Bulacan; Talisay, Batangas
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