4.3 quake hits off Pangasinan town

/ 07:25 AM March 24, 2020


MANILA, Philippines–A 4.3 magnitude earthquake struck off Agno town in Pangasinan before dawn Tuesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology reported.

The quake, which hit at 4:23 a.m., centered 101 kilometers southwest of Agno at a depth of 26 kilometers. It was followed by five light tremors that occurred in the vicinity.


About 30 minutes later, a magnitude 4 earthquake occurred 109 kilometers southwest of Agno.

The Philippines sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire where continental plates collide causing frequent seismic and volcanic activity.


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