4.5-magnitude quake strikes Luzon

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

MANILA -- A magnitude 4.5 earthquake rocked parts of Luzon at 10:46 p.m. Wednesday.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the epicenter of the tremor, which is tectonic in origin, was located at 4 kilometers (km) southwest of San Quintin, Pangasinan. It has a depth of 29 km.

Luzon quake
(Source: Phivolcs)

Intensity III was felt in Caloocan City, Mandaluyong City, Dagupan City, Baguio City, Binalonan, and Pangasinan.

Intensity II was recorded in Quezon City, Taguig City, Pasay City, Gapan City, Cabanatuan City, Pantabangan, Nueva Ecija, Baler Aurora, and Palayan City

Intensity I was also felt in Lucban and Quezon.

Phivolcs said there were no reported damages; however, aftershocks are expected. (NMP/Sunnex)

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