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4.2 magnitude quake shakes Eastern Samar

/ 04:27 PM August 24, 2020

TACLOBAN CITY –– A 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck Eastern Samar at 2:32 p.m. on Monday.

Based on the monitoring of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the epicenter of the tremor was the town of Guiuan.

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The quake, which was tectonic in origin, had a depth of 014 kilometers.

The tremor was felt at Intensity 4 in Guiuan and Salcedo, both in Eastern Samar, and Intensity 3 in Tacloban City.

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Phivolcs said it didn’t expect any aftershocks or damages.

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