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A 5.8-magnitude earthquake strikes near Balayan, Philippines.

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Half an hour ago a 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck near in the early morning hours of Sunday, near Balayan, Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines at a depth of 136.2km.

The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might still be changed again later on as seismologists review their data and calculations, or else as other agencies issue their own reports, but it is unlikely.

The earthquake was felt as weak shaking in Binubusan (pop. 6,700) located 3 km from the epicenter, Balayan (pop. 50,100) 8 km away, Balayan (pop. 50,100) 8 km away, Nasugbu (pop. 62,900) 12 km away, Calaca (pop. 37,400) 17 km away, Tagaytay (pop. 71,200) 33 km away, Silang (pop. 119,500) 44 km away, Calamba (pop. 316,600) 61 km away, Manila (pop. 1,600,000) 80 km away, and Quezon City (pop. 2,761,700) 87 km away.

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