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Calayan island rocked by 3-magnitude tremblor

TUGUEGARAO CITY— A 3-magnitude earthquake rocked the coast of Calayan island in Cagayan at 2:11 a.m. on Friday.

According to government seismologists, the quake happened barely three days after a 5-magnitude temblor rocked the same town.

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The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has reported in its website that the quake’s epicenter was recorded 10 kilometers southwest of Calayan.

Measured at a depth of 23 kilometers and of tectonic origin, the quake has no recorded aftershocks as of posting.

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No damages and casualties were reported following the quake according to the Cagayan police and disaster risk reduction and management officials.

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