Philippine Standard Time

Date Issued: 08 April 2017

Time: 8:30 PM


This is to inform the public that two moderately sized earthquakes with magnitudes 5.6 and 6.0 occurred in Mabini, Batangas on 08 April 2017 at 3:07 PM and 3:09 PM respectively. The said events were reportedly felt in Mabini, Batangas at PHIVOLCS Earthquake Intensity Scale (PEIS) VII (Destructive) and were felt as far as San Fernando, Pampanga in the north at PEIS II (Slightly Felt) and Daet, Camarines Norte in the south at PEIS III (Weak). Furthermore, no threat of destructive tsunami waves is expected because the magnitude range of these events is not enough.

People are advised to stay calm and be alert. In case of another felt earthquake, do the “duck/drop, cover and hold” and move to a safe area after the shaking.

For more information, you may visit our official PHIVOLCS-DOST website (, Facebook ( and Twitter (@phivolcs_dost) accounts.


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