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Magnitude 5.4 quake rocks Cagayan

/ 07:03 AM April 16, 2018

A red dot shows the epicenter of the magnitude 5.4 earthquake that struck Cagayan before dawn Monday, April 16, 2018. PHIVOLCS IMAGE

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck Cagayan before dawn Monday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The quake hit 39 kilometers southeast of Gonzaga, Cagayan, at 3:43 a.m., the Phivolcs said.

Intensity I was recorded in Santiago City, Isabela, and Laoag City, Ilocos Norte.

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Phivolcs said it did not expect any damage from the quake.

The tremor had a depth of 23 kilometers and was tectonic in origin, Phivolcs said.

It was followed by a 2.4 magnitude aftershock at 5:05 a.m. /cbb

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