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4.2-magnitude quake strikes Masbate

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 07:40 AM May 20, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck Masbate on Monday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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In its initial bulletin, Phivolcs reported the temblor hit eight kilometers (km) southeast of Pio V. Corpus, Masbate at 6:45 a.m.

The quake of tectonic origin had a depth of one km. It was felt at Intensity I in Masbate and Legazpi City.

Phivolcs said no aftershocks or damage could be expected from the earthquake. (Editor: Cenon B. Bibe Jr.)

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