Philippines: ‘shakey friday’ 4 earthquakes 3 aftershocks

October 21, 2006 at 5:48 pm Leave a comment

Reports from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.recorded a a total of four quakes the strongest being a 5.2 magnitude earthquake, with the epicenter located offshore between Mindoro province and Boac, Marinduque.

Seismologists said that the tremor was felt strongest at intensity 5 in Marinduque, Naujuan in Mindoro Oriental, Batangas City, and Bauan in Batangas, on Friday night. They said that an intensity 4 quake jolted Manila, Lipa City in Batangas and San Pablo City in Laguna.

An intensity 3 quake shook Makati City, Puerto Galera in Oriental Mindoro, Talisay in Batangas and Lucban, Quezon, while an intensity 2 tremor was felt in Quezon City, Tagaytay City and Guinayangan in Quezon province.

Most of the activity took place Friday and early Saturday – so far as of almost 6pm on saturday night the shaking seems only felt in the bars and clubs and private parties as Metro Manilan’s used to earthquakes seem ready to ‘rock on’ as if nothing  happened .

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