Magnitude 5.3 earthquake rocks Quezon
A magnitude 5.3 earthquake hit the province of Quezon Friday afternoon, September 13, 2019.
Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded the earthquake at exactly 4:28:16 PM with epicenter located 39 kilometers (km) northeast of Burdeos, Quezon.
The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 62 km.
The earthquake was felt in the following areas:
Burdeos and Infanta, Quezon
Los Baños and Pakil, Laguna
Jose Panganiban, Camarines Norte
Sta. Cruz, Laguna
Alabat and Gen. Nakar, Quezon
San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan
San Mateo, Rizal
San Isidro, Nueva Ecija
Less than an hour after, an aftershock with a magnitude level of 5.1 hit the same area, this time at 34 km northeast of Burdeos. It had a depth of 11 km and was also tectonic.
It was felt in the following areas: