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Magnitude 3.9 earthquake strikes Paluan, Occidental Mindoro

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 10:43 AM September 18, 2019

Magnitude 3.9 earthquake strikes Paluan, Occidental Mindoro

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 3.9 earthquake struck Paluan, Occidental Mindoro on Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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The quake struck at 6:55 a.m. 23 kilometers northeast of Paluan.

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

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The quake was also felt in other areas at various intensities:

Reported Intensity III – Abra de Ilog, Occidental Mindoro

Instrumental Intensity III – Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro; Calapan City

No aftershocks and significant damage to property are expected, Phivolcs added. /gsg

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