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Magnitude 4.2 quake shakes Iloilo town

By: - Reporter / @ConsINQ
/ 09:41 PM October 17, 2020

MANILA, Philippines —A magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck town of San Joaquin town in Iloilo on Saturday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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In an initial earthquake bulletin, state seismologists said the tremor hit 15 kilometers (kms) southwest of San Joaquin at 8:57 p.m.

The earthquake, which was tectonic in origin, had a depth of five kms.

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Phivolcs said the earthquake was felt at Intensity I in Sipalay City, Negros Occidental.

State seismologists added that no aftershocks are to be expected from the earthquake.

/MUF
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