Thursday, August 11, 2011

Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Hits Mindoro August 12, 2011

A 5.1 earthquake hits Mindoro at about 10:30 AM August 12, 2011.

According to United States Geological Survey (USGS), the epicenter of the earthquake is located 25 km (15 miles) W of Calapan, Mindoro, 46 km (28 miles) SSW of Batangas, Luzon; 138 km (85 miles) S of MANILA and 164 km (101 miles) WSW of San Pedro, Luzon.

Meanwhile, no damages to lives and properties are reported yet.

Photo courtesy of USGS

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