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Magnitude 5.2 quake rocks Eastern Samar

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake hits Maydolong, Eastern Samar at 11 am on Thursday.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) says, the tremor is tectonic in origin.

It has a depth of 45 kilometers.

Maydolong is a fourth class municipality in Eastern Samar with a population of over 14,000 people, based on a 2015 census.

 

Topics: Earthquake , Eastern Samar , PHIVOLCS
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