OCCIDENTAL MINDORO — Magnitude 5.6 earthquake shocks Mindoro today, October 3 at around 6 A.M., the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) earthquake bulletin said.
Phivolcs warned of the expected damage and aftershocks. The earthquake was a tectonic origin with a depth of focus of 10 kilometers, northwest of Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro.
Instrumental intensities are reported with intensity 3 in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro; intensity 2 in Batangas City; and intensity 1 in Mulanay and Mauban, Quezon and Tagaytay City.
Only last few days, magnitude 5.7 hit Looc, Occidental Mindoro with strong aftershocks felt in Metro Manila on Sept. 27, past 1 A.M. RQJ
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