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Magnitude-4.7 quake rocks Antique towns

Elizabeth Marcelo - The Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude-4.7 earthquake rocked three towns in Antique yesterday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The quake, which was tectonic in origin, occurred at 4:49 a.m. with its epicenter located five kilometers northwest of Valderrama town.

It was felt at Intensities 4, 3 and 2 in Valderrama, Bugasong and San Jose de Buenavista, respectively.

Six minutes later, a magnitude-3.9 temblor occurred six km northwest of Valderrama.

Both quakes were not expected to cause damage or generate aftershocks, Phivolcs said.

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