MRT-3 ops resume following temporary halt due to quake

(Eagle News)–Operations of the Metro Rail Transit-3 have resumed after they were temporarily suspended following the 5.5-magnitude earthquake off Quezon on Friday, Sept. 13.

In a Tweet, the MRT-3 said operations resumed at 5:29 p.m.

Operations were suspended a little before 5 p.m. following the earthquake.

“On hold movement ng trains due to earthquake. Still checking facilities,” MRT-3 Director Mike Capati had said.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake hit 40 kilometers northeast of Burdeos at 4:28 p.m.

The following intensities were reported:

Intensity IV – Jose Panganiban, Camarines Norte; Quezon City
Intensity III – Guinyangan, Quezon

The following instrumental intensities were recorded:

Instrumental Intensity:
Intensity III – Quezon City; Tagaytay City