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Magnitude 3.7 earthquake rocks Antique town

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 07:40 AM September 05, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 3.7 earthquake rocked Valderrama, Antique on Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The quake struck at 5:14 a.m. 17 kilometers northeast of Valderrama.

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

The tremor was also recorded at various intensities in other areas:

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Reported Intensities:

Intensity IV- Valderrama, Antique

Intensity III – Passi City, Iloilo

Instrumental Intensities:

Intensity IV- Valderrama, Antique

Intensity III – Tapaz, Capiz

Intensity II- Bago City, Negros Occidental

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Intensity I – Malinao, Aklan; San Jose City and Sebaste, Antique; Jamindan, Capiz

No aftershocks and damage were expected, Phivolcs added. /gsg

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