Friday, August 11, 2017

Nasugbu struck by earthquake (August 11, 2017)

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit Batangas on Saturday, August 11, 2017.

earthquake august 11 2017

Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded the earthquake at exactly 1:28 PM with epicenter located 16 kilometers (km) southwest of Nasugbu.

The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 160 km.

The earthquake was felt in the following areas:

  • Intensity IV - Calapan, Mindoro; Subic, Zambales; Rosario, Cavite; Manila City; Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro
  • Intensity III - Pateros City; Quezon City; Makati City; Malolos, Bulacan; Cainta, Rizal; Calamba, Laguna
  • Intensity II - Magalang, Pampanga; Tanauan City, Batangas
  • Intensity I - Talisay, Batangas

Instrumental Intensities:

  • Intensity III - Calumpit, San Ildefonso, Bulacan; Tagaytay City
  • Intensity II - Lucban, Quezon

According to the Phivolcs bulletin, aftershocks are expected to occur.

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