Batangas Hit by Earthquake with 3.5 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.5 magnitude quake in Batangas, December 8, 2021.
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 was felt leaving people fearing about the so-called “Big One“. But the agency advises the people to wait for factual information and not to panic.
Recently, a quake has hit a part of Batangas, December 8, 2021. At 05:52 a.m., Nasugbu was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.5.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Batangas was located at 14.10°North, 120.40°East – 026 km North 83° West of Nasugbu with a depth of origin of 119 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that no damage is expected of the said quake and as well as aftershocks. As of this writing, the agency noted no intensity was felt at the epicenter of the quake and the nearby areas.
Keep safe everyone. Rest assured we will keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.
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