Magnitude 6.7 quake hits Batangas, felt in Metro Manila, nearby provinces

A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Batangas on Saturday morning, Phivolcs said.

7/24/2021 12:26:00 AM

A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Batangas on Saturday morning, Phivolcs said.

A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Batangas on Saturday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

Some parts of Metro Manila and nearby provinces like Laguna, Bulacan and Rizal also experienced tremors.Subsequently, another earthquake hit the same area of Batangas at 4:57 a.m., and its magnitude was recorded at 5.1 with a depth of 107 kilometers.Phivolcs added that while no damage is expected, there may be aftershocks.

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