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Magnitude 4.2 earthquake jolts Agusan del Sur.

A magnitude 4.2 quake struck La Paz town in Agusan del Sur on Tuesday evening, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

According to Phivolcs, the quake of tectonic origin happened 6:55 p.m with its epicenter recorded some 9 kilometers northeast of La Paz at a depth of 8 kilometers.

The quake, it noted, was felt at Intensity II in La Paz.

While Phivolcs said no aftershocks may be expected from the temblor, a magnitude 2.1 quake was reported 13 kilometers northeast of La Paz less than 20 minutes after the initial tremor.

The second quake happened 7:12 p.m. with a depth of seven kilometers, it noted.

Phivolcs said no damage could be expected from the two earthquakes.

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Publication:Philippines Daily Inquirer (Makati City, Philippines)
Geographic Code:9PHIL
Date:Jul 2, 2019
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