The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PhiVolcs) earthquake information recorded a magnitude of 6.3 at 7:43 in the morning of Christmas Day.
The earthquake with a tectonic origin is located 11 kilometers southwest of Calatagan, Batangas with a depth of 102 kilometers.
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. ▲
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