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4.7 quake hits off Tawi-Tawi

/ 01:05 PM December 10, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — A 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck off Tawi-Tawi Monday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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The tremor hit 295 kilometers southeast of South Ubian in Tawi-Tawi at 11 a.m.

It tectonic in origin and had a depth of 614 km.

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Phivolcs said  no aftershocks and damage were expected from the earthquake.

The Philippines sits on the Pacific “Ring of Fire” where continental plates collide causing frequent seismic and volcanic activity.

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