Shallow magnitude 3.9 earthquake hits Baler, Aurora
MANILA, Philippines — A shallow magnitude 3.9 earthquake struck Baler, Aurora on Sunday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology reported.
The tremor occurred 26 kilometers east of Baler, Aurora at around 9:55 am.
It has a shallow depth of five kilometers and is tectonic in origin.
Instrumental intensities were reported in the following areas:
- Intensity III – Baler, Aurora
- Intensity II – Dingalan, Aurora
- Intensity I – Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija; Infanta, Quezon; Madella, Quirino
Damages are unlikely and aftershocks are not expected after the earthquake.
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