Masinloc, Zambales was rocked by a magnitude 4.7 earthquake on Sunday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
The tectonic quake was felt at 2:27 p.m. and initially at magnitude 4.6.
The latest Phivolcs report showed the quake’s epicenter at 9 kilometers northwest of Masinloc with a depth of 29 kms.
The following intensities were recorded in these areas:
Intensity IV – Masinloc, Zambales
Intensity III – Iba, Zambales; Angeles City; Mabalacat City, Pampanga
Intensity II – Palauig and Olongapo City, Zambales; Quezon City; Makati City; Malabon City; Mandaluyong City
Instrumental intensities were also recorded in these areas:
Intensity II – Olongapo City, Zambales
Intensity I – Marikina City; Plaridel, Bulacan; Guagua, Pampanga; Dagupan City, Pangasinan; Gapan City, Nueva Ecijia.
No damage to properties and aftershocks are expected, the Phivolcs added. Ronald Espartinez