Earthquake Rocks Manila!
An earthquake rocked the Philippine capital of Manila and its surrounding metropolitan area and provinces in Tuesday, January 12, 2008. According to USGS, the epicenter is located 50 kilometers west of Manila, pertaining directly to Bataan and was measured magnitude 5 on the Richter scale. So far, no damages have been reported.
For more technical information, please refer below: (Source USGS)
Location of the earthquake:
|Depth||112.4 km (69.8 miles)|
|Distances||30 km (20 miles) SE of Olongapo, Luzon, Philippines
50 km (30 miles) W of MANILA, Philippines
55 km (35 miles) S of Angeles, Luzon, Philippines
105 km (65 miles) SSW of Cabanatuan, Luzon, Philippines
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 14.2 km (8.8 miles); depth +/- 19.4 km (12.1 miles)|