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Magnitude 5 quake jolts Quezon, Metro Manila

/ 03:26 PM November 10, 2016

Quezon quake

A magnitude 5 earthquake shook General Nakar in Quezon province and was also felt in Metro Manila and in Tarlac City, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

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There was no immediate report of damage or injury from the inland quake that struck 24 kilometers northwest of General Nakar at a shallow depth of 13 kilometers.

It was felt at Intensity V in General Nakar, Intensity IV in Antipolo City and Intensity III in Quezon City, Marikina City, Manila, Makati City and San Juan City in Metro Manila. It was also felt at Intensity III as far as Tarlac City.

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Taguig City and Mandaluyong City felt the tremor at Intensity II.

Phivolcs initially placed the magnitude at 4.4.

The Philippines sits on the Pacific “Ring of Fire” where continental plates collide causing frequent seismic and volcanic activity.

Phivolcs has warned that a 7.2 magnitude earthquake would devastate Metro Manila. With a report from Dona Z. Pazzibugan/rga

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