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Magnitude 4.2 quake rattles Masbate town

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 12:27 PM November 23, 2019
 
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Photo from Phivolcs.

MANILA, Philippines — A 4.2 magnitude earthquake rocked the town of Pio V. Corpuz (Limbuhan) in Masbate province on Saturday morning, state seismologists said.

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In an earthquake bulletin, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the tremor hit five kilometers (kms) northwest of Pio V. Corpuz  at 11:04 a.m.

The earthquake, which was of tectonic origin, has a depth of 2 kms.

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Phivolcs also reported that the earthquake was felt as Intensity I (Instrumental Intensity) in Legazpi City and Masbate City.

Phivolcs assured the public that no aftershocks or damage are to be expected from the tremor.

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