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Magnitude 4.5 quake jolts Calatagan, Batangas 

/ 12:37 PM May 09, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.5  earthquake jolted a municipality in Batangas on Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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The earthquake’s epicenter was recorded at 12 kilometers southwest of Calatagan, Batangas, and is of tectonic origin.

Phivolcs said the temblor struck at 11:39 a.m., and had a depth of 131 kilometers.

No aftershocks or damages were expected, Phivolcs added.  /muf

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