6.3-magnitude quake jolts Batangas Friday

By on August 11, 2017


Phivolcs added that Intensity II was felt in Magalang, Pampanga and Tanauan City, Batangas, and Intensity I in Talisay, Batangas. (pna photo)
Phivolcs added that Intensity II was felt in Magalang, Pampanga and Tanauan City, Batangas, and Intensity I in Talisay, Batangas. (pna photo)

MANILA, Aug. 11— A 6.3-magnitude earthquake of tectonic origin jolted Nasugbu, Batangas at 1:28 p.m. Friday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

Intensity IV was felt in Calapan, Mindoro; Subic, Zambales; Rosario, Cavite; Manila; and Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro, while Intensity III was recorded in Pateros City; Quezon City; Makati City; Malolos, Bulacan; Cainta, Rizal; and Calamba, Laguna.

Phivolcs added that Intensity II was felt in Magalang, Pampanga and Tanauan City, Batangas, and Intensity I in Talisay, Batangas.

The earthquake’s epicenter was recorded 5 km. southwest of Lian, Batangas. Phivolcs said it is expecting aftershocks.