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2 mild quakes jolt parts of Mindanao

Publication Date : 06-01-2014

 

Mild earthquakes hit parts of Mindanao on Monday but damages were not expected, state volcanologists said.

At 12:25am, a 3.4 tectonic quake was recorded 38 kilometres northwest of Labason in Zamboanga del Norte, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

It had a depth of 34 kilometres.

In Surigao del Norte, a tectonic quake with a magnitude of 2.7 was recorded 19 kilometres northeast of Basilisa at 8:19am.

The tremor had a depth of 90 kilometres.

No aftershocks were seen from both quakes, Phivolcs said.

 

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