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Mild twin quakes jolt Cagayan, Isabela

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 11:16 AM May 23, 2020

TUGUEGARAO CITY –– Two minor earthquakes-a 2.6-magnitude and a 2.7-magnitude-hit Calayan Island town in Cagayan province on Saturday morning.

In its bulletin, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the twin quakes were felt at 9:52 a.m. and 9:59 a.m.

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The first tremor was recorded some 50 kilometers northeast, while the second was 36 km southwest of the island-town.

The quakes were also felt in Isabela province and mainland Cagayan, but there were no reported damage or injuries.

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School principal Julieta Domingo of San Mateo town and private school president Salome Carino of Ilagan City, both in Isabela, said they felt the “split-second quake and thanked God no one was hurt.”

Fe Villanueva, a Gamu town resident, said she also felt the quake but said nothing has been damaged in their area.

LZB

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