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Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tawi-Tawi

/ 11:55 AM September 16, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck off South Ubian, Tawi-Tawi at 7:21a.m., the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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The earthquake’s epicenter was traced 312 kilometers southeast of South Ubian.

It was of tectonic in origin and had a depth of 593 km, Phivolcs said in its initial bulletin.

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Phivolcs said no aftershocks are expected, while no significant damage has been reported as of posting time. /gsg

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