Magnitude 6.1 quake jolts Calatagan, Batangas
MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolted parts of Batangas Sunday morning, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).
The earthquake of tectonic struck at 5:50 a.m. 21 kilometers west of Calatagan town.
It had a depth of focus of 132 kilometers.
The earthquake was felt at Intensity IV in Calatagan, Batangas; Intensity III in Quezon City, Pasay City, Pasig City, Tagaytay City, Mendez, Amadeo and Alfonso in Cavite and Obando, Bulacan
It was felt at Intensity II in Abucay, Bataan; Gapan City, Nueva Ecija; Castillejos, Zambales; Mandaluyong City; City of Manila, Makati City and Tanay, Rizal.
Intensity IV- Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro
Intensity III- Plaridel, San Ildefonso and Malolos City, Bulacan; Guagua, Pampanga; Tagaytay City; Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro; Batangas City; Olongapo City, Zambales; Gumaca, Quezon
Intensity II- Talisay, Batangas; Mauban and Dolores, Quezon ; Roxas and San Jose, Occidental Mindoro; Muntinlupa City; Gapan City; Nueva Ecija; Pandi and Marilao, Bulacan; Mulanay, Quezon; Las Piñas City; Marikina City; Malabon City; Cabanatuan City
Intensity I- Los Baños, Laguna; Iba, Zambales; Pasig City; Quezon City; Tayabas, Polillo, Lopez, San Francisco and Lucban, Quezon; Baler, Aurora
Phivolcs warned that aftershocks and damage to infrastructure are expected.
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