Magnitude 3.9 earthquake shakes Puerto Galera | Inquirer News

Magnitude 3.9 earthquake shakes Puerto Galera

/ 12:31 PM December 06, 2022
A magnitude 3.9 earthquake struck Puerto Galera in Oriental Mindoro

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MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 3.9 earthquake struck Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro, on Tuesday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

The tremor, which has a depth of 15 kilometers and is tectonic in origin, occurred eight kilometers east of Puerto Galera at 10:39 a.m., it added.

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Phivolcs likewise reported that Instrumental Intensity IV was noted in Puerto Galera, Instrumental Intensity III in Calapan City also in Negros Oriental, and Instrumental Intensity I in Batangas City, Batangas and Abra de Ilog, Occidental Mindoro.

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The earthquake is not expected to cause damage nor result in aftershocks, it added.

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