5.2 magnitude quake hits Occidental Mindoro

Published August 31, 2018, 11:01 PM

by Roel Tibay

By Katherine Marajas

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake jolted Occidental Mindoro on Friday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

(Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
(Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)

The tremor was registered at 10:40 p.m.

The epicenter was located 13.54°N, 120.69°E – 012 km N 20° W of Abra De Ilog, Occidental Mindoro.

The tremor was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 111 kilometers.

As of this time, no damages from the quake has been reported but aftershocks are expected.

 
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