News : Magnitude 5.3 quake shakes Quezon

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake shook Quezon province late Wednesday, September 3, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. In a bulletin, Phivolcs said that the quake struck 92 kilometers northeast of Jomalig, Quezon at around 9:43 pm. Intensity III – Quezon City; Mandaluyong City; Guinayangan, Quezon; Gapan, Nueva Ecija Intensity II – Sta. Rosa, Laguna; Tanza, Cavite; Makati City
Date/Time                    : 03 Sep 2014 – 09:43:00 PM
Location                       : 15.43°N, 122.80°E – 092 km N 31° E of Jomalig (Quezon)
Depth of Focus (Km)     : 010
Origin                           : TECTONIC
Magnitude                   : Ms 5.3
Intensity 3 was felt in Quezon City, Mandaluyong City, Guinayangan in Quezon; and Gapan in Nueva Ecija. Intensity 2 was felt in Sta. Rosa, Laguna; Tanza, Cavite; and Makati City. The quake, which was tectonic in origin, had a depth of 10 kilometers. No damage was reported but aftershocks are expected.

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