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Monday 22 April 2019

Zambales hits 6.1 Magnitude- Damages and aftershocks are expected!

The PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF VOLCANOLOGY AND SEISMOLOGY (PHIVOLCS) has recorded 6.1 Magnitude today  22 Apr 2019 - 05:11:09 PM at distance of 14.99°N, 120.35°E - 018 km N 67° E of Castillejos (Zambales) with depth of focus of 012km. The origin of the earthquake is said to be "TECTONIC" as per Volcano Bulletin - Earthquake Information.

Reported Intensities:
Intensity V -San Felipe, Zambales; Malolos and Obando, Bulacan; Quezon City; Lipa, Batangas;
Manila City; Abucay, Bataan; Valenzuela City; Magalang, Pampanga
Intensity IV - Pasig City; Makati City; Caloocan City; Meycauayan and San Jose Del Monte,
Bulacan; Floridablanca, Pampanga; Villasis, Pangasinan; Tagaytay City; Villasis, Pangasinan;
Baguio City; Marikina City; Las Pinas City
Intensity III - Dasmarinas, Indang and Gen. Trias, Cavite; Lucban, Quezon; Muntinlupa City,
Cabanatuan City; Palayan City; Gapan City; Santo Domingo and Talavera, Nueva Ecija
Intensity II - Baler, Aurora

Instrumental Intensities:
Intensity V - Angeles City; Malolos, Bulacan;
Intensity IV - Quezon City; San Juan City; Pasig City; Muntinlupa City; Gapan City; Cabanatuan
City; Tagaytay City; San Ildefonso, Bulacan
Intensity III - Mauban, Quezon; Talisay, Batangas; Guagua, Pampanga; Olongapo City
Intensity II - Lucena City; Dolores and Lucban, Quezon; Dagupan City; Daet, Camarines Norte
Intensity I - Guinayangan, Quezon; Calatagan, Batangas; Magalang, Pampanga; Sinait, Ilocos Sur

Expecting Damage: YES
Expecting Aftershocks: YES
Issued On: 22 April 2019 - 06:03 PM
Prepared by: AGSR/ ALTDS

ADVISORY: No Tsunami Threat
A moderate earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7 occurred in Luzon, Philippines on 2019 April 22 at 05:11 pm (Philippine Standard Time) located at 14.95 o N, 120.21 o E with depth of 021 km. No destructive tsunami threat exists based on available data. This is for information purposes only and there is no tsunami threat to the Philippines
from this earthquake.

IMPORTANT: This will be the only bulletin issued unless additional information becomes available. Always refer to the latest earthquake information posted at the PHIVOLCS official website (

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