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Magniutude 4.9 quake hits Baguio

/ 07:36 AM June 24, 2013

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines— A 4.9-magnitude earthquake shook the summer capital and nearby La Trinidad, Benguet, early morning Monday but local officials and disaster response agencies had not reported any quake-related damage or casualty.

A bulletin from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake struck at 12:49 a.m. Its epicenter was located at 10 kilometers northwest of Baguio City.

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The earthquake was felt at Intensity IV in Baguio and La Trinidad. The ground shaking was strong enough to rouse some residents from their sleep.

TAGS: Baguio, Benguet, Earthquake, Philippines, Phivolcs
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