Aftershocks felt after magnitude 5.7 quake in Occidental Mindoro

Aftershocks felt after magnitude 5.7 quake in Occidental Mindoro
This map shows the location of where a 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck southern Luzon early Monday.

MANILA, Philippines (Updated 7:50 a.m.) — At least 23 aftershocks have been reported after a magnitude 5.7 earthquake jolted Occidental Mindoro early Monday, state volcanologists said.

The aftershocks recorded in Occidental Mindoro and Batangas ranged from magnitudes 1.4 to 4.5

As of writing time, Phivolcs logged these aftershocks:

Time Location Magnitude
1:26 a.m. Occidental Mindoro 2.9
1:40 a.m. Occidental Mindoro 4.5
1:46 a.m.  Batangas 2.1
1:47 a.m. Batangas 2.3
1:50 a.m. Batangas 2.4
2:23 a.m. Batangas 2.4
2:25 a.m.  Batangas 2.6
2:30 a.m. Batangas 1.9
2:49 a.m.  Batangas 1.7
2:56 a.m. Batangas 1.7
3:03 a.m. Batangas 2.0
3:13 a.m. Batangas 1.9
3:18 a.m. Batangas 1.6
3:19 a.m. Batangas 2.0
3:49 a.m. Batangas 1.4
4:00 a.m. Batangas 2.4
4:10 a.m.  Batangas 1.5
4:28 a.m. Batangas 2.2
4:35 a.m. Batangas 1.75
5:04 a.m. Batangas 3.5
5:58 a.m. Batangas 2.0
6:21 a.m. Batangas 1.8
6:57 a.m.  Batangas 3.8

The Occidental Mindoro earthquake, which was tectonic in origin, was felt at around 1:12 a.m. on Monday. Tremors were also felt in Metro Manila and nearby provinces.

Phivolcs reported the following intensities:

Intensity IV (Moderately Strong)

  • Calatagan, Lian, Lipa City, Malvar and Nasugbu in Batangas
  • Malolos City and Obando, Bulacan; Cavite City, General Trias City, Naic, Amadeo, Bacoor City, Dasmariñas City, Tagaytay City and Tanza in Cavite
  • Biñan City and Cabuyao City in Laguna
  • Las Piñas City
  • Malabon City
  • Mandaluyong City
  • City of Manila
  • Marikina City
  • Muntinlupa City
  • Parañaque City
  • San Juan City
  • Taguig City
  • Pateros, Metro Manila
  • Abra De Ilog, Looc, Lubang and Mamburao in Occidental Mindoro
  • Baco, Naujan and Puerto Galera in Oriental Mindoro
  • San Mateo and Taytay in Rizal

Intensity III (Weak)

  • Santo Tomas City in Batangas
  • Makati City
  • Pasay City
  • Pasig City;
  • Quezon City
  • Valenzuela City
  • Santa Cruz, Occidental Mindoro
  • Antipolo City
  • Socorro, Oriental Mindoro

Intensity II (Slightly Felt)

  • Los Baños, Laguna
  • Palayan City, Nueva Ecija

Intensity I  (Scarcely Perceptible)

  • Arayat, Pampanga

Instrumental intensities were also reported in the following areas:

Intensity V (Strong)

  • Tagaytay City, Cavite

Intensity IV (Moderately Stong)

  • Batangas City and Calatagan in Batangas
  • Malolos City, Marilao and Plaridel in Bulacan
  • Carmona, Cavite
  • Malabon City
  • Muntinlupa City 
  • Calapan City and Puerto Galera in Oriental Mindoro

Intensity III (Weak)

  • Pandi, Bulacan
  • Las Piñas City
  • Marikina City
  • Pasig City
  • San Juan City
  • Guagua, Pampanga
  • Dolores, Quezon
  • Olongapo City, Zambales

Intensity II (Slightly Felt)

  • Baler, Aurora
  • Doña Remedios Trinidad, Bulacan
  • Makati City
  • Mandaluyong City

Intensity I

  • Cabanatuan City and Palayan City in Nueva Ecija
  • Dagupan City, Pangasinan
  • Lopez, Quezon

Phivolcs warned that damage and aftershocks are expected.



As It Happens
LATEST UPDATE: December 30, 2021 - 8:54am

Get the latest updates on the earthquake here. Main image by The STAR/Andy Zapata Jr.

December 30, 2021 - 8:54am

A powerful 7.3 magnitude quake struck off the coast of Indonesia's Maluku province in the early hours of Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said in a statement.

There were no immediate reports of tsunami warnings, nor casualties or damage. 

The offshore quake took place around 3:25 am local time (1825 GMT Wednesday) and hit at a depth of 166 kilometers (103 miles), about 120 kilometers northeast of the town of Lospalos. — AFP

December 26, 2021 - 11:17am

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck the waters south of Balut Island, Sarangani on Sunday morning.

Phivolcs says the quake was recorded at around 10:22 a.m.

December 13, 2021 - 5:51pm

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck Batangas at around 5:12 p.m. on Monday, Phivolcs says.

Intensity III was felt in Quezon City while Intensity II was reported in San Felipe, Zambales.

Instrumental Intensity I was also felt in Quezon City; Tagaytay City; Batangas City and Calatagan, Batangas.

November 29, 2021 - 7:15am

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru on Sunday, destroying buildings including a church tower, injuring at least 10 people and sending shock waves across the region.

The strong quake hit at 5:52 am (1052 GMT) at a depth of 131 kilometers (81 miles), according to the Geophysical Institute of Peru.

Civil Defense authorities said at least 10 people were injured, while several houses were destroyed. — AFP

September 27, 2021 - 7:08am

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake was felt in Looc, Occidental Mindoro at 1:12 a.m. on Monday, state volcanologists say.

The following intensities were reported:

Intensity IV
Calatagan, Lian, Lipa City, Malvar and Nasugbu, Batangas
Malolos City and Obando, Bulacan
Cavite City, General Trias City, Naic, Amadeo, Bacoor City, Dasmariñas City, Tagaytay City and Tanza, Cavite
Biñan City and Cabuyao City, Laguna
Las Piñas City; Malabon City; Mandaluyong City; City of Manila; Marikina City; Muntinlupa City; Parañaque City; San Juan City; Taguig City; Pateros, Metro Manila
Abra De Ilog, Looc, Lubang and Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro
Baco, Naujan and Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro
San Mateo and Taytay, Rizal

Intensity III
 Santo Tomas City, Batangas
 Makati City; Pasay City; Pasig City; Quezon City; Valenzuela City
 Santa Cruz, Occidental Mindoro
 Antipolo City
 Socorro, Oriental Mindoro
Intensity II
Los Baños, Laguna
Palayan City, Nueva Ecija

Intensity I
Arayat, Pampanga

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