Earthquake hits Mindoro, Philippines on May 23

Another strong earthquake has rocked the Philippines today only 27 hours after the 5.5-magnitude earthquake in Ilagan, Isabela on Saturday evening, May 21, 2011.

Based on the latest earthquake information provided by PHIVOLCS, the new Philippine earthquake of 5.7 magnitude occurred Monday, May 23, 2011, at 12:42 AM with epicentre in Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro.

The quake was strongly felt in Batangas, and also rattled some parts of Metro Manila.

Reported Intensities
Intensity IV - Ilijan, Batangas;
Intensity III - Tagaytay City; Malate, Manila; Pto. Galera; Alabang, Muntinlupa; Clark,Pampanga
Intensity II - Malolos, Bulacan
Intensity I - Nichols, Pasay

An earthquake of the same magnitude has already hit Mindoro only two months ago (March 21).

Hope everyone's safe.


In less than 3 hours after the above quake in Mindoro, another earthquake struck the Philippines, happening at 3:08AM.

The earthquake had a magnitude 5.3 with epicenter at General Santos City.

About M.I.

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1 Comment(s):

  1. it's good that no damages happened because of the quakes. M5 is quite strong.