Twin quakes hit Occidental Mindoro; Intensity III felt in Quezon City

Two successive earthquakes struck off Occidental Mindoro late Sunday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The first magnitude 5.0 quake occurred at 11:20 p.m., 30 kilometers southwest of Paluan town in Occidental Mindoro.

Another stronger quake, at magnitude 5.2, hit the same town at 11:49 p.m.

For the first earthquake, Intensity IV was felt in Abra de Ilog, Occidental Mindoro, while Intensity III was felt in Sablayan town in the same province.

Intensity II was felt in Pola, Oriental Mindoro, Quezon City, Pasay City and Malolos, Bulacan.

For the second earthquake, Intensity III was felt in Quezon City, while Instrumental Intensity III was recorded in Tagaytay City.

No damage is expected, although aftershocks are expected, Phivolcs said.

Source: ABS-CBN
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