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Magnitude 4.2 earthquake rocks Eastern Samar town

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 10:01 AM August 01, 2020

 

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MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake rocked a part of Eastern Samar in the early hours of Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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The earthquake struck at 3:51 a.m. at 11 kilometers northeast of Mercedes town.

The tremor was of tectonic origin, and had a 43-kilometer depth of focus.

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No aftershocks or damage was expected, Phivolcs said.

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