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Magnitude 3.3 quake shakes 3 cities of Cebu

/ 10:58 AM May 18, 2018

A 3.3-magnitude earthquake hit south of Lapu-Lapu City on Friday, jolting three cities of Cebu, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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According to Phivolcs the tremor was felt in Cebu City and Mandaue City at Intensity 3, and Lapu-Lapu City at Intensity 2.

An Intensity 3 earthquake can make people indoors feel dizzy, and hanging objects and water in containers swing moderately, Phivolcs said.

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Phivolcs also said the quake was located 32 kilometers deep, and was tectonic in origin.

No aftershocks and no damages could be expected from the temblor, the agency added.            /kga

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