Batangas Hit by Earthquake with 4.0 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 4.0 magnitude quake in Batangas, January 13, 2020.
Most of the time, quakes hit with no prior signs. Recently, several places in and out of the Philippines were shaken by quakes of different magnitudes.
Previously, in April 22, Phivolcs recorded a quake in a part of Zambales. It had a magnitude of 6.1. Strong shaking were felt leaving people fearing about the so-called “Big One“.
Recently, a quake has hit a part of Batangas. At 04:24 pm today, January 13, 2020, Agoncillo was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Batangas was located at 13.95°North, 120.89°East – 005 km North 75° West of Agoncillo. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 012 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that Intensity III was felt in Tagaytay City. Meanwhile, there are no expected damages caused by the quake and as well as aftershocks.
Keep safe everyone. We’ll keep you posted for updates.
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