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Magnitude 3.6 quake jolts Palawan

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A magnitude 3.6 earthquake jolts Palawan late Friday evening, March 24.

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The strong quake, which was felt at around 10:37 in the evening, was of tectonic origin.

Magnitude 3.6 eathquake rocks Palawan on March 24, 2017
Earthquake jolts Palawan on March 24, 2017.
 

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According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the epicenter was located at 10.37°N, 120.30°E – 039 km S 58° E of Araceli, Palawan with depth of 15km.

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Damages and aftershocks are not expected according to the state seismologists.

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