Magnitude 5.3 quake hits Quezon

MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 5.3 earthquake shook Quezon province late Wednesday, September 3, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

In a bulletin, Phivolcs said that the quake struck 92 kilometers northeast of Jomalig, Quezon at around 9:43 pm.

Intensity 3 was felt in Quezon City, Mandaluyong City, Guinayangan in Quezon; and Gapan in Nueva Ecija.

Intensity 2 was felt in Sta. Rosa, Laguna; Tanza, Cavite; and Makati City.

The quake, which was tectonic in origin, had a depth of 10 kilometers.

No damage was reported but aftershocks are expected. –