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Magnitude 3.4 earthquake strikes Taft, Eastern Samar

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 10:52 AM May 30, 2019
Taft, Eastern Samar quake

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MANILA, Philippines — A 3.4-magnitude earthquake hit Taft, Eastern Samar on Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The quake struck 11 kilometers southwest of Taft at 2:15 a.m.

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Phivolcs said the quake was of tectonic origin, and had a 58-kilometer depth of focus.

The temblor was recorded at Instrumental Intensity I at Borongan City, Eastern Samar.

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No aftershocks and damages were expected, Phivolcs added. (Editor: Julie Espinosa)

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