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3.9-magnitude quake strikes Nueva Vizcaya

/ 05:31 PM February 28, 2019

BAGUIO CITY — A magnitude 3.9 tremor jolted Nueva Vizcaya and was felt in this mountain city and parts of Benguet on Thursday afternoon.

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In its initial earthquake bulletin, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the earthquake struck 16 kilometers southwest of Ambaguio, Nueva Vizcaya at 4:47 p.m.

The earthquake was of tectonic origin and had a depth of 3 km.

No aftershocks and damage were expected, Phivolcs said./lzb

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