3.9-magnitude quake hits Isabela on Good Friday | Inquirer News

3.9-magnitude quake hits Isabela on Good Friday

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 09:12 AM March 31, 2018

Image: Phivolcs / DOST

CITY OF ILAGAN—A 3.9-magnitude earthquake rocked Divilacan, a coastal town in Isabela province, at 8:30 p.m. on Good Friday (March 30).

The quake, recorded as tectonic in origin by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), was located 34 kilometers deep and had a 17-kilometer radius, northeast of Divilacan.

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The tremor was also felt in Ilagan City, surprising resident.

No one was reported hurt but seismologists have cautioned residents about possible aftershocks. /jpv

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