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3.6 quake hits Ilocos Norte

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 09:17 AM December 05, 2018
20181205 Earthquake Ilocos Norte Phivolcs

A red dot points to the epicenter of the 3.6-magnitude quake that occurred in Ilocos Norte on Wednesday morning, Dec. 5, 2018. PHIVOLCS IMAGE

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 3.6 earthquake hit the province of Ilocos Norte at 7:58 a.m. Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The epicenter of the tectonic quake was traced 9 kilometers southwest inland portion of Adams, Ilocos Norte, at a depth of 17 kilometers.

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Phivolcs did not report any recorded intensities.

No aftershocks and damage are expected from the quake, Phivolcs said. /cbb

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