Magnitude 4.2 earthquake hits Abra | Inquirer News

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake hits Abra

By: - Reporter / @JMangaluzINQ
02:34 PM September 13, 2022

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MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck Abra on Tuesday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), explaining that this was an aftershock of the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that ravaged the area last July 27.

Phivolcs detected the aftershock at 12:21 p.m. and located its epicenter 2 kilometers northeast of Bucay, Abra.


READ: Magnitude 7 earthquake jolts Abra, other parts of Luzon

The tectonic earthquake’s depth of focus was 17 kilometers.


Phivolcs reported Intensity III in Bangued, Abra and Vigan City, Ilocos Sur.

No aftershocks and damages are expected, Phivolcs said.


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