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Philippines: four strong earthquakes struck Batangas province

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At least four strong earthquakes, including a magnitude 6, simultaneously struck Batangas province on Saturday afternoon, sending shockwaves across nearby provinces including in Metro Manila. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the first strong tremor – measuring magnitude 5.6 – struck at 3:07 p.m. Its epicenter was located at two kilometers northwest of Mabini, Batangas. Two minutes later, a stronger magnitude 6 struck at 12 kilometers northwest of Mabini. A third earthquake measuring magnitude 4.1 was felt at 3:29 p.m., while a magnitude 4.7 struck at 4:36 p.m.

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