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The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reports an earthquake early Saturday morning, October 17.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported a magnitude 5.2 earthquake that jolted the province of Occidental Mindoro in the early morning of Saturday, October 17.
The tremblor which struck at 4:06 a.m, was located at approximately 21 kilometers northeast of Looc town, Occidental Mindoro with a depth of 12 kilometers, and was of tectonic origin.
Phivolcs reported that the earthquake was also felt in nearby cities at various intensities.
Instrumental Intensity 4 was felt in Calatagan, Batangas and Tagaytay City, Cavite. Intensity 3 was recorded in Carmona, Cavite; Marilao, Bulacan; and Talisay, Batangas. Meanwhile, Intensity 2 was felt in Quezon City; Plaridel, Malolos City, San Rafael, and Calumpit, Bulacan; Puerta Galera, Oriental Mindoro; Marikina City, Bacoor City; Las Piñas City; and Muntinlupa City.
Phivolcs advised that aftershocks can be expected from the tremor, but damages to structure are not expected to occur.