Earthquake Hits Occidental Mindoro, Also Felt in Parts of Metro Manila

Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported that a magnitude 5.4 earthquake hit Looc, Occidental Mindoro at 4:06AM.

In a tweet, the institute said, “#EarthquakePH #EarthquakeOccidentalMindoro #iFelt_OccidentalMindoroEarthquake Earthquake Information No.2 Date and Time: 17 Oct 2020 – 04:06 AM Magnitude = 5.4 Depth = 033 kilometers Location = 13.60N, 120.07E – 023 km S 57° W of Looc (Occidental Mindoro).

It was originally reported as 5.2 but later revised to 5.4.

The earthquake reported the following intensities:

Intensity IV – Abra de Ilog, Occidental Mindoro; Tagaytay City
Intensity III – Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro;Muntinlupa City;Makati City; Quezon City
Intensity II – Marikina City; Malabon City; Meycauayan City, Bulacan; Floridablanca, Pampanga

PHIVOLCS additionally reported earthquakes in different parts of the country:

Magnitude 2.0 earthquake in Looc, Occidental Mindoro at 8:23AM

Magnitude 2.4 earthquake in Suriago del Sur at 8:34AM

Magnitude 3.0 earthquake in Surigao del Sur at 8:53AM

Magnitude 2.4 earthquake in Looc, Occidental Mindoro at 9:31AM

Magnitude 2.5 earthquake in Davao Occidental at 10:01AM

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