Magnitude 4.2 quake jolts Batangas, nearby provinces


Posted at Aug 23 2022 12:23 AM | Updated as of Aug 23 2022 03:02 AM

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MANILA—A magnitude 4.2 earthquake jolted areas in Batangas and nearby provinces late Monday night, according to Phivolcs.

The tectonic quake occurred at 10:59 p.m. approximately 4 km northeast of Tingloy, Batangas at a depth of 11 kilometers.

Intensity 2 was felt in Tagaytay City while Intensity 1 was experienced in Tanauan City, Batangas.

Instrumental Intensity 3 was recorded in Batangas City, while Instrumental Intensity 2 was logged in Tagaytay and Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro.

Instrumental Intensity 1 was also recorded in Calatagan, Batangas; Magallanes, Cavite; San Pablo, Laguna; and Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro.

Phivolcs said aftershocks and damage to structure are unlikely.