Magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattles Northern Samar
MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattled Lope De Vega, Northern Samar on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismolgy (Phivolcs) said.
The quake struck at 7:37 a.m. at two kilometers southeast of the municipality of Lope de Vega.
Phivolcs said that the tremor was of tectonic origin, and had a 90-kilometer depth of focus.
The temblor was felt at Reported Intensity III in Lope de Vega, Catarman and Mondragon; and at Reported Intensity II in San Roque and Pambujan.
No aftershocks and damage were expected, Phivolcs added. /jpv
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