^

Quakes rock Luzon, Visayas

Ghio Ong, Helen Flores (The Philippine Star) - November 1, 2015 - 9:00am

MANILA, Philippines – Mild earthquakes jolted parts of Luzon and the Visayas yesterday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The quakes measuring magnitudes 3 and 2.9 occurred at 2:25 a.m. and 1:35 p.m., respectively.

The first tremor was felt at Intensity 3 in Leyte town in Leyte with its epicenter located eight kilometers northeast of the province, Phivolcs said.

The second quake was felt at Intensity 3 in Tagaytay City, Intensity 2 in Batangas City and Intensity 1 in Mauban and Rosario, both in Quezon province. Its epicenter was located two kilometers northwest of Pagsanjan, Laguna.

No damage or aftershock was expected from the quakes, state seismologists said.

BATANGAS CITY AND INTENSITY CITY INTENSITY LEYTE LUZON AND THE VISAYAS MAUBAN AND ROSARIO PAGSANJAN PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF VOLCANOLOGY AND SEISMOLOGY PHIVOLCS QUEZON TAGAYTAY CITY
Philstar
  • Latest
  • Trending
Latest
Are you sure you want to log out?
X
Login

Philstar.com is one of the most vibrant, opinionated, discerning communities of readers on cyberspace. With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now!

FORGOT PASSWORD?
SIGN IN
or sign in with