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Magnitude 4 quake rocks Zambales

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 12:23 PM October 11, 2018

A magnitude 4.0 earthquake jolted Zambales on Thursday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.


Phivolcs reported that the quake hit 10 kilometers (km) southeast of Santa Cruz, Zambales, at 10:49 a.m.

In its second information bulletin, Phivolcs said an Instrumental Intensity I was also recorded in Dagupan City and the quake has been upgraded to magnitude 4.0 from magnitude 3.9.


The earthquake of tectonic origin had a depth of 30 km, Phivolcs said.

Phivolcs said aftershocks could be expected but no damage would be expected from the earthquake. /muf

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