4.9-magnitude quake shakes parts of Batangas; no damage expected


Posted at Sep 06 2019 08:37 PM

Courtesy of Phivolcs website

MANILA—A 4.9-magnitude earthquake shook parts of Batangas, the Phivolcs said Friday.

The quake struck at 6:32 p.m. approximately 18 kilometers northwest of Calatagan town, Batangas with a depth of 87 km.

The temblor was tectonic in origin, the Phivolcs said.

Below are areas where the quake was felt:

Intensity III - Tagaytay City; Zamboanga del Norte
Intensity II - Mandaluyong City; Muntinlupa City
Intensity I - Talisay, Batangas; Quezon City

Meanwhile, instrumental intensities were also felt in the areas listed below:

Intensity IV - Puerto Galera; Oriental Mindoro
Intensity II- Tagaytay City; Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro
Intensity I- San Jose, Occidental Mindoro; Olongapo City; Talisay, Batangas

Damage to structure and aftershocks were not expected, the Phivolcs said.