Magnitude 4.8 quake strikes off Occidental Mindoro


Posted at Mar 16 2019 06:22 PM

MANILA—A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck off Occidental Mindoro on Saturday, Phivolcs said.

The tremor happened at 5:58 p.m., 17 kilometers northwest of Abra de Ilog town.

It was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 108 kilometers, according to the Phivolcs. 

The following instrumental intensities were reported:

Intensity III - Calatagan, Batangas
Intensity II - Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro; Tagaytay City
Intensity I - Dolores and Mulanay, Quezon; Olongapo City

The tremor was not expected to cause damage and aftershocks.