Magnitude 5.5 quake felt in Metro Manila, Batangas, nearby areas

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Manila, Philippines – A magnitude 5.2 earthquake has struck Metro Manila, Batangas, and nearby areas early on Tuesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

The tectonic quake was recorded at 12:25 p.m., 25 kilometers southwest of Nasugbu. It had a depth of 123 kilometers.

Phivolcs said there was no immediate damage recorded from the quake. Aftershocks are also not expected.

Earthquake intensities, as reported by PHIVOLCS-DOST:

Intensity IV: Lubang and Abra de Ilog, Occidental Mindoro

Intensity III: Talisay and Calatagan, Batangas; Quezon City; Clark, Pampanga;
Mandaluyong City; Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro; Looc and Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro;
Tanza & Maragondon, Cavite

Intensity II: Manila City; Plaridel and Malolos, Bulacan; Parañaque City

Instrumental Intensities:

Intensity III – Malolos, Bulacan; Calatagan, Batangas; Tagaytay City; Cavite City

Intensity II – Marikina City; Navotas City; San Ildefonso, Bulacan; Talisay, Batangas

Intensity I – Las Pinas City; Pasig City; Quezon City; Bacoor Cavite; Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija;
Guagua, Pampanga

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