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Magnitude 3.4 earthquake rocks Carrascal, Surigao del Sur

/ 03:51 PM July 18, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 3.4 earthquake rocked Carrascal, Surigao del Sur on Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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The quake struck at 12:27 p.m. at 2 kilometers southwest of Carrascal.

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

The tremor felt was an aftershock of the 5.5-magnitude earthquake that rocked the same area, Phivolcs said.

READ: 5.5-magnitude quake shakes Mindanao

The temblor was also felt at Reported Intensity IV in Cantilan, Surigao Del Sur.

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

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