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Magnitude 4.5 quake hits Northern Samar

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 06:08 PM July 11, 2020

Photo from Phivolcs website

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck on Saturday afternoon, state seismologists said.

A report from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) showed that the tremor hit at 5:01 p.m., 15 kilometers northeast of Mapanas, Northern Samar.

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The quake of tectonic origin had 34 kilometers depth of focus, Phivolcs said.

No aftershocks or damage are expected from the temblor, state seismologists also noted.

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