808 aftershocks recorded so far after Abra earthquake
MANILA, Philippines — The number of aftershocks following the magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Abra is now at 808, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said Thursday morning.
Of the aftershocks, 126 were plotted, while 24 were recorded, according to Phivolcs as of 7:00 a.m.
Phivolcs said the aftershocks ranged in magnitude from 1.5 to 5.0.
The agency earlier warned to expect aftershocks for several days and even months, after classifying the magnitude 7 tremor in Abra as a “major earthquake.”
Damaged structures, power lines, walls and bridges were reported in several provinces.
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