JUST IN: 3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded in Occidental Mindoro

JUST IN: 3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded in Occidental Mindoro


Sandy Ghaz


September 15, 2021



Occidental Mindoro Hit by Earthquake with 3.0 Magnitude

EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.0 magnitude quake in Occidental Mindoro, September 15, 2021.

Most of the time, quakes hit with no prior signs. Recently, several places in and out of the Philippines were shaken by quakes of different magnitudes.

One of the strong quakes recorded by Phivolcs is the

7.1 magnitude quake in Davao Oriental

. There were expected aftershocks due to the said quake and a

tsunami advisory was released


Previously, in April 22, Phivolcs recorded a quake in a part of Zambales. It had a magnitude of 6.1. Strong shaking was felt leaving people fearing about the so-called “

Big One

“. But the agency advises the people to wait for factual information and not to panic.


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Recently, a quake has hit a part of Occidental Mindoro, September 15, 2021. At 07:01 a.m., Paluan was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.0.


According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Occidental Mindoro was located at 13.39°North, 120.12°East – 037 km South 85° West of Paluan with a depth of origin of 020 kilometers.


stated in its bulletin that no damage is expected of the said quake and as well as aftershocks. No intensity was recorded by the agency in the epicenter of the quake and its nearby areas.

Keep safe everyone. Rest assured we will keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.

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