Magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits Mindoro; damage, aftershocks expected

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Magnitude 5.7 earthquake in Mindoro
An interactive map of the location of the magnitude 5.7 earthquake in Mindoro (Source: USGS)

A magnitude of 5.7 earthquake hits Mindoro on Sept. 27, past 1 a.m. with a depth of 76 kilometers, located northeast of Looc, Occidental Mindoro, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) earthquake information report.

Earthquake hits Mindoro with reported intensity 4

The tectonic origin earthquake has reported intensity 4 in the following areas:

  • Calatagan, Lian, Lipa City, Malvar and Nasugbu, Batangas;
  • Malolos City and Obando, Bulacan;
  • Cavite City, General Trias, Naic, Amadeo, Bacoor, Dasmarinas, Tagaytay City and Tanza, Cavite;
  • Binan, Cabuyao, Laguna;
  • Las Pinas City; Malabon City; Mandaluyong City; City of Manila; Marikina City; Muntinlupa City; Paranaque 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

Phivolcs also reported expected damage and aftershocks. RQJ

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