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3.9 magnitude quake jolts parts of Bicol

/ 10:09 PM February 11, 2016

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay — A 3.9-magnitude earthquake jolted parts of the Bicol region on Thursday night, but disaster response officials did not receive any report of damage or casualty following the ground shaking.

In a text message, Dr. Renato Solidum, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) chief, said the quake’s epicenter was traced at 81 kilometers northeast of Sorsogon City and struck at 6:19 p.m.

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It was felt at Intensity 3 in Legazpi City, Sorsogon City and Prieto Diaz in Sorsogon, and Intensity 2 in Bulan, Sorsogon. At Intensity 3, many people indoors felt the shaking but hardly anybody outside felt it.  At Intensity 2, only people at rest or on the upper floors of a building would feel the shaking.  SFM

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