Magnitude 5.4 Earthquake Hits Batangas and Other Parts of Luzon

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake, which was tectonic in origin, was recorded at around 8:58 p.m. according to Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

The epicenter of the quake was located in Tingloy, Batangas, at a depth of 3 kilometers. Aftershocks were also recorded with 4.6-magnitude and 2.5-magnitude at 9:11 p.m. and 9:17 p.m, respectively.

Taal Church after #earthquake hits Luzon (contributed photo) | @erwinaguilonINQ

Reported intensities according to PHIVOLCS:

  • Intensity 4 – Makati City, Obando, Bulacan
  • Intensity 3 – Mandaluyong City, Quezon City, Gen. trias & Dasmarinas, Cavite, Santa Ana, Manila,
    Lucena City, Quezon
  • Intensity 2 – Talisay, Batangas; Pasig City