Quake Hit Metro Manila, Luzon – December 18, 2013

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Metro Manila Earthquake - December 18, 2013
Locator map of earthquake that hit parts of Metro Manila on Dec. 18, 2013

A magnitude 4.2 quake hit Metro Manila parts and other nearby areas Wednesday evening, December 18, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported.

Quake hit Metro Manila - December 18, 2013
Locator map of earthquake that hit parts of Metro Manila on Dec. 18, 2013

The quake, which hit the province of Pangasinan at 10:46 p.m., was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 70 kilometers. Its epicenter was located at four kilometers southeast of Binaloan town.

Intensity III was felt in in Caloocan City, Baguio City, Dagupan City and Mandaluyong City, while intensity II was felt in Quezon City, Pasig City, Gapan City and Pantabangan, Nueva Ecija. Intensity I was felt in the town of Lucban in Quezon.

PHIVOLCS is not expecting damage and aftershocks from the 4.2 magnitude quake.

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