A 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Batangas on early Tuesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported.


The earthquake, which occurred at 3:39 a.m., was tectonic in origin and was traced 20 kilometers northwest of Calatagan, Batangas.

The quake had a depth of 74 km and was felt under the following instrumental intensities: Intensity II – Calatagan, Batangas; Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro; Intensity I – Tagaytay City, Cavite; Olongapo City, Zambales

No damage and aftershocks are expected from the tremor.

Source: Manila Bulletin (https://mb.com.ph/2021/01/26/4-5-magnitude-quake-hits-batangas/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=4-5-magnitude-quake-hits-batangas)