An earthquake with magnitude 6.3 jolts Batangas in the early morning of Christmas.
The earthquake with a tectonic origin is located 11 kilometers (km) southwest of Calatagan with a depth of 102 km.
Places with reportedly moderately strong shake are Lemery, and Malvar, Batangas; San Pedro, Laguna; the City of Manila; Marikina City; Quezon City; Cainta and Antipolo City, Rizal; Pasig City.
Meanwhile, places with reportedly weak shakes are Caloocan City; Tanay, Rizal; San Jose Del Monte City, and Plaridel, Bulacan; Gapan City, Nueva Ecija; Cabangan and Iba, Zambales; Samal, Bataan; Valenzuela City; Malabon City.
Aftershocks are expected. RQJ
Regel Javines, at present, is working on his M.A. in Philosophy at the University of San Carlos attempting to understand life and existence through the lens of gnostic spirituality and ontological mathematics. He has been writing since 2011 publishing news, commentary, and opinion about politics, law, and various pressing social issues of interest. More >>