Phivolcs: Magnitude 4.7 earthquake struck Zambales town; tremor felt in Metro Manila
MANILA, Philippines — A 4.7 magnitude earthquake rocked the town of Zambales on Thursday, sending shockwaves that rippled through Metro Manila and beyond into other Luzon areas, state seismologists reported.
Pihvolcs has reported a tectonic earthquake occurring 14 kilometers northeast of Masinloc, Zambales, at 12:21 p.m.
With a depth of 22 kilometers, the seismic event was felt ( or felt intensity) in various regions, including Quezon City at Intensity III and Baguio City at Intensity II.
Instrumental Intensities were reported in the following areas:
Intensity III – Infanta, Pangasinan; Lucena City, Quezon; Santa Ignacia, Tarlac; Iba, Cabangan, Zambales
Intensity II – Orani, Bataan; Santol, La Union; Bamban, Tarlac City, Tarlac; Olongapo City, Zambales
Intensity I – Dinalupihan, Abucay, Bataan; Obando, Malolos City, Plaridel, Calumpit, San Ildefonso, Bulacan; Roxas City, Capiz; Tagaytay City, Cavite; Vigan City, Ilocos Sur; Pasay, Marikina City, Metro Manila; San Jose, Gapan City, Nueva Ecija; Guagua, Magalang, Pampanga; Urdaneta, Bolinao, Pangasinan; Ramos, Tarlac; Subic, Zambales
Felt intensity is the ground shaking felt and reported by the people through the Phivolcs