Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Metro Manila, other parts of Luzon

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon around noon today, March 25, reports GMANews.TV.

Renato Solidum, director of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), estimated the magnitude to be somewhere between 5.9 and 6.2, with the quake's epicenter located 60km west of Luzon, 10km deep in the South China Sea.

Meanwhile, the US Geological Survey reported that the quake's magnitude measured 6.1, reports ABS-CBN News.

The quake reached Quezon City at Intensity 4 and Makati and Mandaluyong at Intensity 3. Solidum reassured the public that no tsunami warning will be raised since the quake "was not too strong."


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