MANILA – A magnitude 6.3 quake jolted Batangas and nearby areas, including Metro Manila on Friday morning.
In its Earthquake Information bulletin, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake's epicenter is in Calatagan, Batangas.
It is tectonic in origin and has a depth of 74 kilometers. The quake struck at around 7:43 a.m.
Last Dec. 16, a 6.2 quake also jolted Sarangani in Davao Occidental. (PNA)