5.2-magnitude quake jolts Zamboanga Sibugay town
ZAMBOANGA CITY — A 5.2-magnitude quake jolted Mabuhay town in Zamboanga Sibugay province on Wednesday night.
According to Engr. Rommel Allan Labayog, chief of the Zamboanga station of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the quake occurred at 8:03 p.m. and was tectonic in origin. He also said that it was felt at Intensity 3 in Zamboanga City.
The earthquake struck 23 kilometers southeast of Mabuhay and had a depth of focus of 24 kilometers.
Labayog said there was no reported destruction in the area although Phivolcs said aftershocks are expected.
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