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Mild quakes hit Samar, Mindoro

Janvic Mateo - The Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines – Two mild earthquakes hit Eastern Samar and Occidental Mindoro yesterday, state seismologists said.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the first quake, with a magnitude of 3.2, was recorded at 2:12 a.m. The epicenter of the quake was located at 85 kilometers southeast of Dolores, Eastern Samar.

A 2.9 magnitude quake was recorded at 2:44 p.m. 21 kilometers northeast of Lubang, Occidental Mindoro.

Phivolcs said no damage or aftershocks are expected from the quakes.

EASTERN

EASTERN SAMAR

EASTERN SAMAR AND OCCIDENTAL MINDORO

KILOMETERS

LUBANG

MAGNITUDE

MINDORO

OCCIDENTAL MINDORO

PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF VOLCANOLOGY AND SEISMOLOGY

PHIVOLCS

QUAKE

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