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Magnitude 4.1 earthquake rocks Masbate


A magnitude 4.1 earthquake rocks Masbate on Tuesday, May 16, at arround 10:06 in the morning.

Updates: Earthquake in Masbate on May 16, 2017

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reports that the recent temblor’s epicenter is located at 12.29°N, 123.74°E – 015 km S 57° E of Masbate (Masbate).  It is of tectonic origin at a depth of 11km.

Intensity IV (and Instrumental Intensity of V) was felt in Masbate City.

According to the state seismologists, aftershocks and damages are not expected following the earthquake.

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