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Magnitude 4.1 earthquake rocks San Julian town in Eastern Samar

/ 04:36 PM May 09, 2019
Magnitude 4.1 earthquake rocks San Julian, Eastern Samar

From Phivolcs

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.1 earthquake jolted San Julian town in Eastern Samar on Thursday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.

According to Phivolcs, the 2:38 p.m. earthquake had a depth of 36 kilometers, with its epicenter located 77 kilometers northeast of San Julian.

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Intensity I was reported in Borongan City but no damage may be expected from the temblor, Phivolcs said.

Phivolcs said the quake was an aftershock of the 6.5-magnitude tremor that also struck Eastern Samar last April 23.

READ: Magnitude 6.5 earthquake rattles Eastern Samar

A magnitude 2.3 earthquake also swayed Guiuan, Eastern Samar, 11:08 a.m. Wednesday.

No damage was reported from the quake. /kga

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