Magnitude 3.8 quake jolts Masbate


A magnitude 3.8 earthquake struck the province of Masbate on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

In its bulletin, Phivolcs said the quake with a magnitude of 3.8 occurred at 2:26 p.m. and the epicenter of the quake was traced 28 kilometers southwest of Claveria in Masbate.

Phivolcs said the Intensity 2 felt in Masbate, Masbate.

The quake, which was tectonic in origin, had a depth of 29 kilometers.

Phivolcs said there was no damage reported and aftershocks are not expected from the quake.



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