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Magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattles Northern Samar

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 10:46 AM October 26, 2019

Source: Phivolcs / DOST

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.

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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.

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

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