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Phivolcs: Magnitude-5 quake rocks Batangas

A magnitude-5 quake rocked Batangas before dawn Wednesday, with the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology warning of possible aftershocks.

A magnitude-5 quake rocked Batangas before dawn Wednesday, with the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology warning of possible aftershocks.

Phivolcs said the quake, which was felt in Metro Manila, was recorded at 12:09 a.m. and was tectonic in origin.

It said the epicenter was 22 km southwest of Nasugbu in Batangas.

The quake was initially felt at:

Intensity III: Nasugbu, Batangas
Intensity II: Pasay City; Manila City; Muntinlupa City; Quezon City


An Intensity III is described as "weak" and felt by people indoors, especially in upper floors of buildings.

No damage is expected but aftershocks are possible.  Joel Locsin/LBG, GMA News


Source: http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/432670/news/regions/phivolcs-magnitude-5-quake-rocks-batangas

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