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5.5 quake hits Samar



MANILA — A 5.5 magnitude quake felt in several areas hit Eastern Samar yesterday morning with aftershocks expected.

The tectonic quake was recorded at 8:43 a.m.,138 km northeast of Guiuan, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

The quake had a depth of 20 kilometers.

It was felt at Intensity 5 in Mercedes, Eastern Samar; Intensity 4 in Tacloban City, Borongan City, General MacArthur, Eastern Samar; Intensity 3 in Catbalogan City; Jaro, Eastern Samar, Dulag; Tolosa, Leyte; Intensity 2 in Capoocan; Dagami, Leyte.

No immediate damages were recorded, Phivolcs said.

A 7.6 magnitude tremor also shook Samar late August. /INQUIRER.NET


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