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5.2-magnitude quake hits Cagayan

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 11:42 AM April 15, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck Cagayan province on Monday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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In its earthquake bulletin, the Phivolcs said the quake hit 63 kilometers (km) southwest of Calayan, Cagayan, at 9:32 a.m. at a depth of 25 km.

It was felt at Intensity III in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, and Intensity II in Sinait, Ilocos Sur.

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Instrumental Intensity III was felt in Claveria, Cagayan, and Laoag City, Ilocos Norte.

Meanwhile, Instrumental Intensity I was registered in Gonzaga, Cagayan, Phivolcs said.

Phivolcs warned of possible aftershocks, however, no damage could be expected from the quake. /cbb

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