2 earthquakes hit Quezon province | Inquirer News

2 earthquakes hit Quezon province

By: - Reporter / @JMangaluzINQ
/ 08:23 AM September 22, 2022

MANILA, Philippines — Two magnitude 4.4  earthquakes rattled Quezon province Wednesday night, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

Phivolcs detected the first quake at 10:24 p.m., wits its epicenter traced 15 kilometers east of Real, Quezon. The tectonic earthquake’s depth of focus was one kilometer.

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State seismologists reported the following intensities:

Intensity III- Real, Lucban, General Nakar and Infanta, Quezon; Quezon City; 

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Intensity II – Polillo, Quezon; Tagaytay City, Cavite; Talisay, Batangas; 

Instrumental Intensities:

Intensity III – Polillo and Dolores, Quezon; Marikina City

Intensity II – Tagaytay City, Cavite; Los Baños, Laguna; Infanta, Quezon

Intensity I – Talisay, Batangas; Magallanes, Cavite; Alabat, Quezon; Tanay and Morong, Rizal

Phivolcs said the second tectonic earthquake was detected at 10:28 p.m.. Its epicenter was traced eight kilometers east of Real, Quezon and had a depth of focus of three kilometers.  

The second earthquake had the following intensities:

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Intensity IV – Real, Quezon

Intensity III – Lucban and Infanta, Quezon; City of Manila

Intensity II – General Nakar, Quezon

Intensity I – Quezon City

Instrumental Intensities:

Intensity III – Polillo and Infanta, Quezon

Intensity II – Dolores, Quezon

Intensity I – Tagaytay City, Cavite; Los Baños, Laguna; Angono, Morong, Cainta and Tanay, Rizal

No damage or aftershocks are expected, said state seismologists. 

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