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BREAKING: Phivolcs: Magnitude 4.9 quake jolts General Nakar in Quezon

/ 02:40 AM December 22, 2020
Phivolcs: Magnitude 4.9 quake jolts Gen. Nakar in Quezon

Photo from Phivolcs website

MANILA, Philippines — Earthquake rocked General Nakar town in Quezon province early Tuesday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

Initial information from Phivolcs showed that the 4.9-magnitude quake was located 20 kilometers north and 45 degrees west of General Nakar. It struck at 2:14 a.m.

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Philvolcs said the tremor was of tectonic origin and had a depth of 15 kilometers.

Phivolcs also said the temblor is not likely to cause damage but advised that aftershocks may occur.

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On social media, some residents of Quezon City, Mandaluyong City, Makati City, and Antipolo City said they were roused from their sleep as they felt the earth moved.

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