Magnitude 5.2 quake shakes Luzon
Rhodina Villanueva, Artemio Dumlao (The Philippine Star) - May 29, 2020 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolted parts of Luzon yesterday.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the epicenter of the quake, which occurred at around 1:17 p.m., was located 17 kilometers northwest of San Fernando City, La Union.

The quake was felt at Intensity 4 or moderately strong in San Fernando, Caba and Balaoan in La Union as well as in Labrador, Bolinao and Dagupan City in Pangasinan.

It was felt at Intensity 3 in Urdaneta City and Villasis in Pangasinan, Baguio City, Quezon City, Marikina City and Obando, Bulacan.

The tremor was felt at Intensity 2 in Cainta, Rizal; San Fernando, Pampanga; San Jose del Monte, Bulacan, and the cities of Valenzuela, Navotas, Pasay, Parañaque and Manila.

Phivolcs said aftershocks were expected from the quake.

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