Phivolcs raises earthquake magnitude to 6.1
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has raised the earthquake magnitude to 6.1. This was after a strong earthquake rocked several areas in Luzon on Monday (April 22).
In its updated bulletin, Phivolcs reported a 6.1 magnitude earthquake with a 12-kilometer depth. Its epicenter is located in Castillejos, Zambales.
Other reported intensities include:
Intensity V -San Felipe, Zambales; Malolos and Obando, Bulacan; Quezon City; Lipa, Batangas;
Manila City; Abucay, Bataan; Valenzuela City; Magalang, Pampanga
Intensity IV – Pasig City; Makati City; Caloocan City; Meycauayan and San Jose Del Monte,
Bulacan; Floridablanca, Pampanga; Villasis, Pangasinan; Tagaytay City; Villasis, Pangasinan;
Baguio City; Marikina City; Las Pinas City
Intensity III – Dasmarinas, Indang and Gen. Trias, Cavite; Lucban, Quezon; Muntinlupa City,
Cabanatuan City; Palayan City; Gapan City; Santo Domingo and Talavera, Nueva Ecija
Intensity II – Baler, Aurora
Intensity V – Angeles City; Malolos, Bulacan;
Intensity IV – Quezon City; San Juan City; Pasig City; Muntinlupa City; Gapan City; Cabanatuan
City; Tagaytay City; San Ildefonso, Bulacan
Intensity III – Mauban, Quezon; Talisay, Batangas; Guagua, Pampanga; Olongapo City
Intensity II – Lucena City; Dolores and Lucban, Quezon; Dagupan City; Daet, Camarines Norte
Intensity I – Guinayangan, Quezon; Calatagan, Batangas; Magalang, Pampanga; Sinait, Ilocos Sur.
Phivolcs also reported possible aftershocks.
Meanwhile, LRT-1, LRT-2, and MRT-3 suspended their operations due to the recent earthquake.