Quake unnerve Baguio residents

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Friday, March 30, 2012

A MAGNITUDE 3.4 earthquake in Baguio City was recorded by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology Thursday.

The tremor struck around 3:31 pm.

There were no immediate reports of casualties and damages resulting from the quake.


Thirteen earthquakes were recorded in Luzon in March with magnitude ranging from 3 to 4.5. Provinces affected included Pangasinan, Isabela, Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Batanes, and the latest, Benguet.

On March 6, a magnitude 5.2 earthquake hit Masbate with the province suffering heavy damages. (May Anne Cacdac)

Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on March 30, 2012.

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